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Broadening The Bounds Of Condemnable Bigotry

Broadening the bounds of condemnable bigotry

TV star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett is a symbol of just how overtly the racist dehumanization of people of color continues to play out in Trump’s America.…

Viewpoint: Tax Evading MNAs And MPAs

Viewpoint: Tax evading MNAs and MPAs

A press report points out what we have always known: that our rich and powerful do not pay their dues to the State. Nearly half, ie, 47 percent, of the…

What Do MNAs Do?

What do MNAs do?

In order to understand the parliamentary procedure and role of MPs, in 2004 New Zealand launched a display of photographs showing off MPs lives. MPs were given disposable cameras to…

Eternal Damnation

Eternal damnation

Ours is a peculiar country, by any measure. The institutions and functionaries of the state, in particular, never cease to surprise. If there were a global prize on offer for…

There’s a new spectre in Europe

The spectre of brutal policies has once again returned to Europe. However, this time it is neither communism nor the bloody red revolution; it is the pernicious far-right forces that…

Can the youth run Pakistan?

Half of the world’s population is under 30 years old, mirroring a similar trend in Pakistan, where 64 per cent of the population falls within this age group One would…

Impasse

Anniversaries can be of different kinds, some mere rituals, others more than a mere remembrance of things past. May 9 has already passed into the category of the latter. A…

HEC launches pre-service faculty training programme

The National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE), Higher Education Commission (HEC), has launched the Cohort-I, Batch-V of the Pre-Service National Faculty Development Programme (NFDP-2023-24) at the HEC Regional Centre, Peshawar.…

Justice for the judiciary

What kind of firewall does the judiciary require? Why is such a firewall imperative? Does the judiciary need protection solely from external influences, or does it also demand a comprehensive…

‘Large and long’?

Not much of what new finance minister, Muhammad Aurangzeb, said in his first official media interaction was new – privatisation, digitalisation, tax-to-GDP ratio, even hinting at a lower interest rate…