Ahsan Kureshi

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Cotton Crisis Will Further Weaken Pakistan Economy

Pakistan’s economy has been in the flux for many years and the Covid pandemic dealt it a devastating blow. Pakistan has long been a...

Does IK Want Erdogan-style Semi-Authoritarian System in Pakistan?

After using the democratic system to come to power, it looks like Imran Khan wants to follow the path of his friend-idol Recip Erdogan...

Poor Pakistanis Pay Price as Incompetent Imran Khan Mismanages Economy

Taking care of the basic needs of its citizenry is the foremost duty of any government. The Imran Khan government has failed on multiple...

Punjab Protesting Farmers Tear Gassed Instead of Being Heard

Last week, the police used tear gas against a group of farmers who were protesting at Thokar Niaz Beg near Lahore. According to a...

Soaring Prices Hurting Pakistan’s Poor

One third of Pakistan’s population lives below the poverty line. At a time when millions in Pakistan are suffering from an economic crisis, and...

A Botched Arrest Embarrasses the Pakistani Establishment

On Monday October 19, Captain Safdar, the husband of PML-N vice President, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, was arrested from their hotel room in Karachi. What ensued...

Pakistan must honour pledge in Jinnah’s 11 August speech

On the eve of National Minorities Day, August 11, it would behoove all of us Pakistanis to remember the words of Quaid e Azam...

The Rich and Powerful in Pakistan Still Wont Pay Taxes

A progressive, fair, transparent and simple taxation system lies at the heart of a strong and successful economy. Pakistan’s tax policy, however, according to...

‘Pakistan Govt. Puts Big Business Above People’

All around the world, the worst sufferers of Covid19 are the poor and disenfranchised, from migrant labor unable to feed their families...

CENSORED: The Myth We Believe In

The following op-ed was originally published by The Nation on 17th Sept. It was quickly deleted from the newspaper's website due to unknown orders...

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Pakistan’s National Ideology of Anger and Hate

Decades of ideological brainwashing through an educational curriculum that spews hatred (religious, ethnic, and social), a media and social media apparatus that amplifies this,...

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For decades, Imran Khan and his followers have argued that he was the Messiah that Pakistan needed: uncorrupted, clean, and someone who would never...

Pakistan’s Dance with FATF

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For the last few years, every Pakistani government has claimed that they are doing more to combat terrorism. According to the 27th report by...
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