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Pakistan’s economic policies

THE economic might of a nation is dependent upon the success or failure of economic management, ultimately determining where it stands in the global community. What determines this success or…

Poverty and economic policies: Part – I

In 1992, the UN declared October 17 as the International Day to Eradicate Poverty. Since then, on this day governments around the world pledge to reduce poverty and eradicate extreme…

Reason And Power In Economic Policies?

Reason and power in economic policies?

In the civil service, the tendency now is to take orders as they come and to meet the requirements of the powerbase. That has led to many difficulties for the…

Creative policies

EMERGING economies like Pakistan are facing an economic catastrophe due to Covid-19. The World Bank recently noted that analysts do not know how deep or persistent this recession will be.…

Policies of aggression

Two events stand out in the international news recently that do not seem to have any relationship but may have more than one thinks, at least symbolically: Venezuela installed a…

Failed policies

For the past seven decades the way successive military and civil governments have treated and handled Balochistan has been a clear example of one-way traffic – the center dictating its…

Challenging anti-people policies

Imran Khan’s rhetorical speeches before coming into power made people believe that he was a messiah for the hapless of this country. The gullible thought that the Kaptaan would rid…

Economic management

THE present government has been roundly criticised for its handling of the economy ever since it took office over two years ago. In rich irony, the sharpest criticism has come…

Bold policies

As Democrats celebrate the election of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris, we need to have an important conversation about building a 50-state party that can win…