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Economic crises

Economic crises shine a spotlight on a society’s inequities and hierarchies, as well as its commitment to support those who are most vulnerable in such grievous moments. The calamity created…

The Roots Of Recurrent Economic Crises

The roots of recurrent economic crises

Once again, the symptoms of a financial crisis have become apparent. Over the last year, the deficit on the current account of the balance of payments has shot up by…

Pakistan – A State In Economic Crises – II

Pakistan – a state in economic crises – II

Political independence or governance: The creation of a separate political state has no direct relationship with the economic mindset of the common man and their inspiration. Lack of economic and…

Global conflicts, economic uncertainties

2024 emerged as a comparatively optimistic period in contrast to the challenging preceding years marked by Covid-19 pandemic. In its aftermath, global economy faced significant upheavals, with numerous businesses shutting…

‘Economic wars’ and national strength

The seventh annual edition of the ThinkFest literary event was held in Lahore this past weekend. Dr Yaqoob Bangash – whose day job as a historian makes him especially sensitive…

Crises old and new

It is hardly breaking news on the first day of the new (not so happy) year that Pakistan faces a slate of challenges if not crises that seem destined to…

From crises to cultivation

Today, Pakistanis are being compelled to risk their lives for necessities as basic as a sack of wheat. When flour becomes more valuable than human life, it serves as a…