Not all aspirations deserve a province.
Dr Niaz Murtaza
Can we learn a few lessons from our neighbours?
Our institutions have often adopted shortsighted policies.
To end sleaze means ending the ways of dominant interests.
Who would they see as Germany here?
In country after country, a dome of silence is being lowered on society.
Time is a remedy for inexperience, but not incompetence.
The will of elites and unelected forces has remained dominant.
Election manifestos are largely silent on inequality.
Our class struggles oddly ally the rich and poor.
Failures of populist leaders is likely to tire the people of them.
If finding simple truths is hard, speaking them openly is infinitely harder.
Outcomes will depend on the quality of PTI actions, and that on the quality of its team.
The middle tier thinks the morality package alone will ensure their win.
The options for the PTI are limited.
We clamour for change, but vote to maintain the status quo.
Who finally wins may depend on the tricks up ‘powerful’ sleeves.
The West tolerates autocratic states because it serves its aims to do so.
Timid doers who avoid risk remain lesser politicians.
Over time, the tools of rigging have become less blatant.