Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hanging together or hanging alone

The Pakistan Steel Mills is a bottomless pit which no amount of money can save. It should be privatised. This is not just my opinion. It is now also the unanimous opinion of the Senate Standing Committee on Industries and Production. … Continue reading

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Fundamentalism in the age of Facebook

by Feisal H. Naqvi It is a cold hard fact of nature that those who start revolutions often do not get to enjoy them. Many of the sans culottes who stormed the Bastille in 1789 paid for their temerity with … Continue reading

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Sweating the small stuff

HAVING a revolution is easy; not much more difficult, in fact, than having a baby. Take some moonlight, add some sweet nothings, a dollop of passion and that’s amore. The tricky part, to continue the metaphor, is not having the … Continue reading

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Time to change a dead law

The law of contempt has broken down. It is time for us to reconsider it. The phrase “contempt of court” covers a variety of situations. For example, it can refer to situations when a particular person or authority refuses to … Continue reading

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