Sadly, we are moving in reverse gear.
Dr Niaz Murtaza
Could a mass party unite people across ethnicities?
The way forward is fair polls, devolution and civilian sway.
The PTI’s record is just as bad as that of its predecessors.
Our caretaker system is among the most elaborate ever made.
The US often resembles a clueless bystander.
Diverse states only do well with devolution.
Easing the lockdown before the virus curve falls is risky.
One sees a path to capitalism’s possible end decades later.
The best chance for the PTI to prove itself is now.
Clear lessons emerge from eras of great change.
Globalisation has unfolded at the whims of the US.
Neither Islamophobia nor a sense of victimhood is justified.
The political, economic and social pillars are badly cracked.
The politics of our rich and educated is worse than that of poor segments.
Astute minds call the regime the rule of the least suitable.
Islam perhaps is the only faith which provides a strong example of early democracy.
Huge stresses have often toppled elite systems globally.
Pakistan has yet to elect a bigot.
We have an economic or political crisis every two to three years.