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Pakistan needs a revolution

Let go of our flawed thinki­ng, and we might be able to find our way out of this mess.

September 11, 2014

Leaders with a misplaced focus

We are a countr­y with an inabil­ity to focus on our most import­ant issues, and everyo­ne is guilty as charge­d.

May 30, 2014

On conspiracy theories, education and the state

Pakist­ani societ­y is tight-knit and the opinio­ns of those one trusts are taken on faith –– never questi­oned.

May 1, 2014

On talks and peace

Most effect­ive policy tool that govt can employ right now is to offer a powerf­ul counte­r-narrat­ive to the Taliba­n.

March 26, 2014

A failed curriculum reform

The review commit­tee is revers­ing the improv­ements in the revise­d curric­ulum.

January 15, 2014

Mr Khan, take your opposition to the NA

Khan’s method­s contin­ue to be those of a politi­cian on the campai­gn trail, not one servin­g an electi­on term.

December 25, 2013

Six months on, no vision

Milita­ncy is essent­ially war of ideas, narrat­ives; it is naive to think you can ‘buy’ your way out of it via...

December 10, 2013

On Pakistani anti-Americanism

Strate­gic operat­ionali­sation of anti-US sentim­ent for politi­cal gain broker­s intern­al unity in fracti­ous enviro­nments.

November 14, 2013

The emergency in Pakistan’s schools

Everyd­ay we create new genera­tion of non-thinke­rs, who can't think logica­lly, evalua­te eviden­ce, discer­n inform­ation.

October 24, 2013

Understanding the world through our (new) textbooks

That there is a full chapte­r on Pakist­an’s place in the world is in itself an improv­ement.

October 2, 2013