Nadeem F. Paracha
A political system which is neither fully democratic nor fully autocratic is vulnerable to political instability.
A political system which is neither fully democratic nor fully autocratic is vulnerable to political instability
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The federal and Sindh governments are weaving a narrative of unity in a bid to better manage the crisis.
What if claim-makers are simply interested in deflecting your queries through more fibs?
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Populist rhetoric may often sound irrational and absurd but there is a cynical logic of power in it.
In Europe and the US, a majority of people who recently voted for populists come from classes below the middle.
It seems that most ideological switching in the 20th and 21st centuries has been from the left to the right.
Slurs typically target small groups and communities, and are shorthand for discrimination, hate and persecution.
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Inflation psychology can become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
The psychology at play in the 19th century literary masterpiece may help explain international, domestic political developments.
Populists are great hijackers of ideas, stealing from the left and right; there’s nothing original or deep about them.
Between 2011 and 2022, there have been numerous ‘long marches’ to oust governments.