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Should you ban a political party?

Adviser to the PM on Political Affairs Rana Sanaullah has stated that the PTI could be declared illegal and face a ban on its activities. This position has been reiterated…

Next steps for a political miracle

The people of Pakistan spoke clearly on February 8. Their favourite political party is the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Their favourite leader, even though he is in jail, is as beloved to…

Political realities, social cultures

For most of those who live in today’s Pakistan – the country made up primarily of young people as well as the very young – the era of Gen Ziaul…

Political detention

Julian Assange has now been in the maximum-security facilities of Belmarsh prison for over 1,000 days. On the occasion of his 1,000th day of imprisonment, campaigners, supporters and kindred spirits…

Political arena

The Prime Minister has written a letter to the Speaker of the National Assembly to take steps for making electoral reforms. It is a step in the aftermath of recent…

Marx’s enduring appeal

Karl Marx’s ideas of public ownership of land, banks, enterprises and communications, progressive income tax, free education, economic planning, have little resonance in our country. For a large majority of…

Political morality

THERE’S no denying the economic collapse under the PTI, or the capitulation of all parties that squandered the opportunity for a democratic corrective by passing the amendment to the Army…

It’s Brexit, stupid: the appeal of Boris Johnson

There is a long charge sheet against Britain's Boris Johnson but among Conservative party activists who will choose the country's next prime minister, Brexit appears to trump everything. The former…