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Budget Proposals-V: Taxes And Economic Justice

Budget proposals-V: Taxes and economic justice

Distributive justice or economic justice is an important function of tax policy. Economic justice relates largely to distribution of tax burden and benefits of public expenditure. It is a component…

Economic injustice

BANNERS put up across Mall Road, Lahore, as part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, project an important message: economic justice is essential to bring an…

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…

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…

Economic Injustice

Economic injustice

The Baloch are feeling hard done by and are angry. The causes of their protest, if not distress, are historical and deeprooted; their significance should not be trivialised by arguing…

Pakistan’s (mis)leading economic indicator

The upward movement of the stock market, such as the KSE-100, usually leads to optimism among businesses, statisticians and policymakers. They celebrate these figures as the sign of a national…

Asma’s legacy for justice

An annual gathering in Lahore this coming weekend (April 27-28) to remember the late Asma Jahangir for her services to promote justice in Pakistan could not be more timely for…

Pakistan’s economic legacy

Assessing Pakistan’s economic legacy is more than a historical reflection; it is a critical analysis of its trajectory. Successive governments’ policies shape growth, stability, and resilience, impacting the nation’s economy…

Climate justice

The World Day of Social Justice is celebrated every year on February 20. The International Labour Organization (ILO) unanimously adopted the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization…

Corruption, justice and accountability

Pakistan’s ranking on the global Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), announced this week by the Berlin-based corruption watchdog, Transparency International, shows that during 2023 the country’s ranking was 133 while the…