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The political crisis

After much melodrama, Khan has left the Prime Minister’s Office. They come, enjoy the moments, curse the critics, use power against the opposition, and finally go they must before their…

Political Crisis

Political crisis

The parliamentary system in the UK is in logjam. The government, even with its bought-and-paid-for majority, is so unstable that it announced a two-year parliamentary session and is considering lengthening…

Crisis of political imagination

It keeps us on our toes to defend the fortress of morality and keep the power of a shrewd politician far away from us. It keeps us engaged in a…

Understanding the present crisis

Understanding the problem is half the solution. This article spells out the top three problems that constitute the present crisis: an urgent (“dollar”), an immediate (“fiscal”), and an underlying longer-term…

Wheat crisis

Agrarian economy of Pakistan employs a large workforce and considered vital from a social, livelihood and foreign exchange perspective. Agriculture’s share in total GDP in the fiscal year (FY) 2021-22,…

Stinking political quagmire

The topmost immediate requirements to take the economy out of the tailspin are political clarity and certainty, although there is no certainty that economic default can be averted. The message…

Venezuela: the decline of an oil giant in crisis

Leaks, rusted pipes, pieces of broken equipment scattered about and staircases leading nowhere: Lake Maracaibo’s oil field is a metaphor for Venezuela’s once-flourishing petroleum industry that is now on its…