Afiya S. Zia

Political morality

There are no structural changes — just deflection and pious talk. Published Feb 09, 2020 06:57am

Violent capitals

Vulnerable bodies serve as a battleground for men’s wars. Published Dec 20, 2019 07:04am

Tribal intimacies

The only hope is elected representatives. Published Jun 23, 2019 07:12am

Limits of populism

The trouble with populism is that it is intoxicating. Published May 24, 2019 06:55am

Welfare not equality

Ehsas’s claim doesn’t square with the PTI’s performance. Published Apr 11, 2019 06:37am

Silence and chatter

Social media is guided more by randomness than democratic norms. Published Oct 28, 2018 07:07am

The rumour mill

Rebutting the falsity of rumours is not easy. Published Jun 10, 2018 07:15am

Eye of the tiger

The majority of Pakistanis vote to survive. Published Mar 06, 2018 03:18am

Liberal and female

When it comes to gender, new tensions arise. Published Jan 04, 2018 06:55am

Void of justice

Three years after APS, we have learned no lessons. Updated Dec 14, 2017 09:16am

Limits of WOW

Can social justice and capital enterprise be hybridised? Published Dec 06, 2017 07:12am

Can of worms

The stakes in harassment cases are high. Published Nov 01, 2017 07:07am

Elite consensus

Elitism has become a commodity in itself. Published Aug 27, 2017 07:00am

The secular myth

Much confusion still surrounds this political philosophy. Updated May 24, 2017 01:23pm

The cake can wait

International Women’s Day needs revision and reframing. Published Mar 08, 2017 01:10am

Legitimate dissent

All players are being monitored by a watchful citizenry. Published Feb 01, 2017 03:04am

A reasonable state

Academia’s absence gives rise to post-truth discourse. Published Nov 25, 2016 01:43am