Resisting the military dictatorship in Pakistan is a priority, writes Aasim Sajjad Akhtar, but that doesn’t mean taking refuge in colonial institutions.
Open markets, closed doors Aasim Sajjad Akhtar surveys the lamentable state of democracy in Pakistan.
There is little tolerance in Pakistan for alternative ideas, says Aasim Sajjad Akhtar, but squatters can still be a match for generals and financiers.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar is a political activist, writer and teacher associated with the People’s Rights Movement (PRM), a non-partisan political confederation of social movements in Pakistan.
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