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Economic Injustices And Their Consequences

Economic injustices and their consequences

Vision as the sense of sight is to be roundly disparaged in recent years particularly by those dismayed by modernity. Mounting social injustices and intensifying disarray within Pakistan should have…

Karachi: economic powerhouse

Two news items last week prompted me to write on the economy of Karachi, the country’s largest city and its economic hub. These are: * The data relating to exports…

Economic Consequences Of Injustice(s)

Economic consequences of injustice(s)

Some of my friends have laid great store on the local councils and their view has been that everything will become excellent once they are in position. Well the truth…

The Paradox Of Economics

The paradox of economics

Pakistan has always been at the crossroads of something or the other. The society of peoples is just not coming through. Why are we not moulding ourselves in to a…

Mishandling Balochistan

For more than a week, academic activities were marred in Quetta due to protests staged by a group of Baloch students. The students on strike, which led to the suspension…

Time To Choose Another Oppressor

Time to choose another oppressor

The upcoming general elections on July 25, 2018, like many previous elections will leave out large sections of the population from the democratic process. Workers, peasants, small farmers, small traders…

War Of Ideas

War of ideas

As the political jugglery and circus around the Panama leaks and corruption in  continued, a terrorist attack in Lahore left 26 people including, eight policemen, dead and more than 50…

GB’s Hydropower Potential

GB’s hydropower potential

Although the Gilgit-Baltistan region is endowed with vast natural resources, the area remains trapped in abject poverty. If these resources were properly harnessed, not only would the area break free…

And So They Went On

And so they went on

The other day I happened to overhear a group of post-graduate students discussing what constituted the principal or fundamental problem of Pakistan. Here is a summarised account of the debate.…