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The Global Debtocracy

The global debtocracy

The 205 percent increase in Pakistan’s current account deficit over the fiscal year has raised much debate about the alleged ‘economic recovery’ under the Sharif government. Since the deficit has…

Pakistan’s debt dilemma: navigating turbulent waters

In the intricate fabric of Pakistan’s economic landscape, a daunting debt crisis casts a long shadow, threatening the nation’s quest for stability and prosperity. Recent revelations from key economic institutions,…

In sickness and in debt: right to health

Muhammad Boota, a domestic worker in Lahore, requires an insulin injection every 10 days to help manage his diabetes. But just one of these injections costs about one-third of his…

Debt, inequality and austerity

‘In most western countries, inequality is rising, and social mobility has stalled. Our citizens are losing purchasing power. They are struggling to find a decent job, to buy a proper…