Dr Niaz Murtaza

Waning superpower

Waning superpower

The US often resembles a clueless bystander.

Published Jun 30, 2020 07:37am
Devolving power

Devolving power

Diverse states only do well with devolution.

Published Jun 16, 2020 07:26am
Death by hunger?

Death by hunger?

Easing the lockdown before the virus curve falls is risky.

Published May 19, 2020 07:23am
End of capitalism?

End of capitalism?

One sees a path to capitalism’s possible end decades later.

Updated May 05, 2020 09:35am
Lost opportunity?

Lost opportunity?

The best chance for the PTI to prove itself is now.

Published Apr 21, 2020 07:17am
A fairer world?

A fairer world?

Clear lessons emerge from eras of great change.

Published Apr 07, 2020 06:48am
One world

One world

Globalisation has unfolded at the whims of the US.

Published Mar 24, 2020 06:38am
Clash of beliefs

Clash of beliefs

Neither Islamophobia nor a sense of victimhood is justified.

Published Mar 10, 2020 06:39am
The global deficit

The global deficit

The political, economic and social pillars are badly cracked.

Published Feb 25, 2020 07:06am
Dynasties and cults

Dynasties and cults

The politics of our rich and educated is worse than that of poor segments.

Published Feb 11, 2020 07:07am
Lame duck regimes

Lame duck regimes

Astute minds call the regime the rule of the least suitable.

Published Jan 28, 2020 07:01am
Ummah & democracy

Ummah & democracy

Islam perhaps is the only faith which provides a strong example of early democracy.

Published Jan 14, 2020 06:58am
A collapsing system

A collapsing system

Huge stresses have often toppled elite systems globally.

Published Dec 31, 2019 07:04am
Electing bigots

Electing bigots

Pakistan has yet to elect a bigot.

Published Dec 17, 2019 07:03am
A rudderless state

A rudderless state

We have an economic or political crisis every two to three years.

Updated Dec 03, 2019 11:57am
Covert autocracy

Covert autocracy

Durable economic progress requires political progress first.

Published Nov 19, 2019 07:05am
Dharna politics

Dharna politics

Distilling lessons from past protests is important.

Updated Nov 05, 2019 07:30am
Zia’s Pakistan

Zia’s Pakistan

In each sphere, Zia injected new toxic strains.

Published Oct 22, 2019 06:56am
Civilisation states

Civilisation states

There is a desire to buck democratic accountability.

Published Oct 08, 2019 07:01am
Eschewing politics

Eschewing politics

The short tenures of civilian façades show the futility of ploys.

Published Sep 24, 2019 07:22am