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Justice In Jobs

Justice in jobs

WHEN human rights are in the news, the focus is invariably on civil and political rights such as life, liberty and democracy. Their violation causes explosive reactions. Rights that are…

Human Side Of Jobs

Human side of jobs

A Major challenge faced by Pakistan’s economy today is one of providing opportunities for income generation to the fast-growing manpower. With the country’s population escalating at the rate of 2…

It’s All About Jobs

It’s all about jobs

The biggest problem faced by millions across Pakistan is unemployment. I am constantly bombarded with requests to get a son or nephew a job, preferably in a government department. Recently,…

Voice, Exit, And Government Jobs

Voice, exit, and government jobs

Can we really expect any change in the way the Pakistani state operates without a massive change in the way the state manages the people working for it? This human…

Jobs For Votes

Jobs for votes

As the story goes, a distant relation of a nawab once begged him for a job. The nawab, in his infinite generosity appointed him head of the treasury. When it…

Land, Jobs And Murders

Land, jobs and murders

The ongoing violence in Karachi is routinely attributed to a fight among ethnic groups over jobs and lands. That, by and large, is correct. The solution, like the problem, is…

Jobs, Not Wars Worry Americans

Jobs, not wars worry Americans

Seat reclined, enjoying the serene New England coastline with its multitude of marinas, thoughts of anything violent couldn’t have been further from the mind. Then the Amtrak train we had…