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Striking bargains – Umair Javed

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RECENT trends in Pakistan’s macroeconomy expose its underlying weakness once again. A ballooning trade deficit, consistently high inflation, and perennial fiscal constraints remain a...

A decade of change & stagnation – Umair Javed

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LAST week, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics released findings from the Labour Force Survey of 2018-19. LFS is probably Pakistan’s best sample survey dataset...

Education as politics – Umair Javed

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PUBLIC schooling and government regulation of the education sector more broadly are both developmental and political phenomena. Developmental because they aim to equip future...

Pragmatism as policy – Umair Javed

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SINCE the mid 1970s, a central concern in economic policymaking has been the transition from state control of the economy towards the free market....

Clinging on to fiction – Umair Javed

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THE aftermath of the brutal and utterly tragic murder of Noor Mukaddam is following familiar patterns seen in instances of high-profile cases of gender-based...

Demanding power in Pakistan – Umair Javed & Amina Omer

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WHAT does the politics around energy tell us about the relationship of the Pakistani state with its citizens? With load-shedding in the news again,...

Land struggles – Umair Javed

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THE most widespread form of political conflicts taking place across the country these days are struggles over land. Within this larger category, there are...

Populism and Pakistan – Umair Javed

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FOR the past decade, the rise of reactionary and regressive forms of populism across the globe have remained a source of anxiety for progressive...

Cuisine and culture- Umair Javed

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COLONIAL-ERA district gazetteers are interesting documents. Reading them requires constant reminders that their value as historical record is tempered by the fact that...

Co-optation and expediency – Umair Javed

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IN part, out of the anxieties imposed by global concerns with religious fundamentalism, and in part, due to events in Pakistan’s immediate neighbourhood,...