Dr Niaz Murtaza

Freedom parties

Freedom parties

The mode of freedom mattered as much as ideology. Published 24 Jan, 2023 07:48am
Alliance for change

Alliance for change

Our society needs coalitions to stand up to elites. Updated 10 Jan, 2023 09:23am
Averting doom

Averting doom

Taking action to rescue Pakistan means jettisoning elite interests. Updated 27 Dec, 2022 08:45am
Paths to doom

Paths to doom

Can we change course and avoid the point of no return? Published 13 Dec, 2022 07:43am
Lesser evil?

Lesser evil?

The PTI passed more laws but many were doubtful or bulldozed. Published 29 Nov, 2022 07:47am
Comeback states

Comeback states

We have examples of states that emerged from crises. Published 15 Nov, 2022 07:11am
Bridge to nowhere

Bridge to nowhere

The losses of many forces have been the PTI’s gain. Published 01 Nov, 2022 07:10am
Ten paths forward

Ten paths forward

In 16 cases, old parties just adopted good strategies. Published 18 Oct, 2022 07:59am
Transgender rights

Transgender rights

One hopes their partial rights to self-choice sans physical tests survive the anti-act drive and more rights accrue too. Updated 04 Oct, 2022 09:43am
Our popular leaders

Our popular leaders

Only Bhutto had a clear, but weakly run, pro-poor agenda. Published 20 Sep, 2022 07:46am
A triple whammy

A triple whammy

Our ability to tackle the crises is stymied by nasty politics. Updated 06 Sep, 2022 11:02am
Atypical politics

Atypical politics

Narrow politics and non-civilian sway have undercut our progress. Published 23 Aug, 2022 08:13am
The nation at 75

The nation at 75

Political gaps at birth were compounded by postnatal threats. Updated 10 Aug, 2022 07:57am
Hundred days on

Hundred days on

Many analysts still see the incumbent rulers as the lesser evil. Published 26 Jul, 2022 07:23am
Political dynasties

Political dynasties

Ending dynastic politics artificially won’t lead to merit in politics. Updated 13 Jul, 2022 09:30am
Poor-led progress

Poor-led progress

We need a new economic model that ends our perennial issues. Published 28 Jun, 2022 09:15am
Fabricating growth

Fabricating growth

PTI left behind a worse economic crisis than PPP and PML-N... Published 14 Jun, 2022 07:08am
Transfer of power

Transfer of power

PPP and PML-N learned their lesson during the Musharraf era. Published 31 May, 2022 08:42am
Saving Pakistan

Saving Pakistan

We must focus on the path that provides the best chance. Published 17 May, 2022 07:49am