So the ‘we are all economists’ season begins with the presentation of the annual budget. The budget is a decent policy document clearly in line with the World Bank and IMF regulations. Senator Dar has done a great job of packaging it in to something that could be sold politically. But as a I mentioned in my last post, focus on economics is great but there is a lot more that we need to be focusing on too i.e. the social issues. Continue reading Looking beyond Economics: Why Pakistan needs to focus on Social Issues more
*Article originally appeared in DAWN
It is a defense mechanism at this point: turn every issue, every incident into a dichotomy; an either/or, a good side/bad side, and then argue over who is right and who is wrong.
That is the only way Pakistan is dealing with issues right now. It is the #TeriTeamMeriTeam way of doing things. Continue reading #WeWillNeverForgetToForget — our #Fail