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An Unfair Burden: Pia Eberhardt And Cecilia Olivet

An unfair burden: Pia Eberhardt and Cecilia Olivet

Twenty years ago, and without any public debate, an arcane international agreement entered into force. The Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) gives sweeping powers to foreign investors in the energy sector,…

Space junk

Space exploration has produced valuable insights about Earth, the solar system and beyond. However, massive space activity over the past few decades has led to unintended orbital debris. Every launch…

India’s descent into dictatorship

General elections will be held in India from April 19, 2024 to June 1, 2024 to elect the 543 members of the 18th Lok Sabha. The BJP is on Mission…

China’s giant leap

A gathering of some 5,000 top scientists and engineers listened in pin-drop silence on January 7, 2020 as Chinese President Xi Jinping laid out his vision and strategy to make…

Ode to an opportunity missed

‘SATURDAY Night Massacre’ is a well-understood phrase in US political and judicial history. It refers to a Saturday when, at the height of the Watergate crisis, the then president Richard…

A year of election

The year 2023 is coming to an end as yet another rough year for Pakistan’s democracy; 2024 appears to be no better either. We finally have a ‘set in stone’…

Preparing for elections

In a democracy, elections hold significant importance and are seen as a tool to bring political stability to the country. Unfortunately all elections in Pakistan – except the 1970 general…