S. Akbar Zaidi
First wreck the economy, then its people...
This financial year will be the worst in over a decade in terms of how it affects the working people of Pakistan.
Rest assured, Pakistan’s economy is going to be severely constrained over the next few years.
The rupee is losing value every other day, adding to inflation, and will depreciate a great deal more.
The hallmark of PTI’s economic plan in the last five months has been continued uncertainty and ambiguity.
A new order of accommodation and compromise is replacing free speech and dissent.
The expected tough conditionality will have a serious impact on the PTI’s populist promises.
Local, real-life issues seem to trump broader issues, supposedly related to principles or ideology.
Many elected and civilian groups have continued to raise their voice in a public space which is heavily manipulated.
Pakistani nationalism needs to be interrogated through its multiple variants to understand what it is.
The list in this article is just a powerful indication of the breadth, scope and depth of the scholarship of Pakistani
Imran Khan has given the liberals hope and much-needed reaffirmation.
It is clear that the classification used in our census for ‘rural’ is wrong.
We can even sometimes have a civilian opinion on a pressing issue.
What looks like poverty is actually inequality.
New research on the Muhammad Bin Qasim narrative reveals the misassumptions with which generations have been raised
THE victors who climbed the heights of Kargil and who gave Pakistan visions as divergent as those based on...
UNTIL around sometime in 2007, the question ‘which is the strongest institution in Pakistan?’ was always met...
OF COURSE, this is an absurd question. How on earth could the Taj Mahal ‘be Pakistani’ and claim a nationality...
There is an urgent need for the government to rethink its steam-rolling project of privatisation.