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A feudal electoral system

The Magna Carta, or the "Charter of Liberties", limiting the King's power and strengthening the rights of nobles was agreed to by King John at Runnymede near London on June…

Fighting feudalism

Undoubtedly the world has made considerable progress and will continue do so in the future. Throughout the world, people have rebelled against archaic social norms and have successfully shunned toxic…

A feudal electoral system

The Magna Carta, or the "Charter of Liberties", limiting the King's power and strengthening the rights of nobles was agreed to by King John at Runnymede near London on June…

A feudal electoral system

 The Magna Carta, or the "Charter of Liberties", limiting the King's power and strengthening the rights of nobles was agreed to by King John at Runnymede near London on June…

Was India Feudal?

Was India feudal?

Part - II In India, slavery was never the dominant mode of production. Even though, there were some eight million slaves in India in the middle of the 19th century,…

Was India Feudal?

Was India feudal?

Part - III The introduction of railways and the telegraph was a big step forward, and paved the way for a commercial revolution in India. However, it failed to usher…

Feudal Cartwheel

Feudal cartwheel

‘Interior’ Sindh, referring to anything beyond Karachi and Hyderabad, is a caricature in the urban imaginary: the hinterland where landlords cruelly rule over their static dominions and kick their slaves…

Default, then?

Fitch’s doubts about securing a post-SBA (Stand-By Arrangement) IMF lifeline show that even leading IFIs (international financial institutions) understand how the political paralysis following the election is already threatening to…

The people have spoken

What we see in the National Assembly – following the polling which took place amidst various rumours of foul play or unfair play – essentially depicts the rage of the…

Why did ANP lose popularity?

In the recently held election, perhaps the most unpopular and unfair election in Pakistan, the centre-left nationalist party the Awami National Party (ANP) is also one of the major casualties.…