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Catalysts for social transformation

The traditional approaches of service delivery adopted by NGOs are fast losing credence in a world that is shaped by a benign ideological coercion. NGO-led mega projects of social services…

Healthcare Needs A Warning Label

Healthcare needs a warning label

Healthcare is dangerous to your health. Ask your neighbour for verification. You will likely hear more than one first-hand experience of someone dead who should be very much alive. This…

Social cohesion

The inhabitants of the newly formed state of Pakistan were filled with the ambition to make their own mark in the world, and to create a state that provided the…

Social Change Through Education

Social change through education

Education, during different periods of history, assumed different meanings and focused on different objectives. It has usually been equated with change, development and emancipation. It is important, however, to understand…

Education: needs and benefits

Nobody can deny the necessity of a good education and its benefits. Before Partition, only a small percentage of Muslims were educated while the majority of Hindus were well educated.…

Economic Survey: Government Needs To Work Harder

Economic Survey: government needs to work harder

The government of PML-N last month entered the fourth year of governing the country. President Mamnoon Hussain while addressing a joint session of parliament earlier this week stated: "The successful…

Socialism’s Revival

Socialism’s revival

Mairaj Mohammad Khan's passing away this July 22, while undoubtedly the loss of a towering icon of the Left and a major figure in the struggles of the people for…

Bilawal’s quest for a social democratic agenda

We had an intense discussion with Bilawal Bhutto at the end of the PPP’s provincial and national bodies’ meetings, attended by over 20,000 enthusiastic activists, in Lahore. What will be…

Socialism’s Revival

Socialism’s revival

Mairaj Mohammad Khan's passing away this July 22, while undoubtedly the loss of a towering icon of the Left and a major figure in the struggles of the people for…