Tax the rich, help the poor, IMF advises Pakistan

Published in The Express Tribune on February 20, 2023 MUNICH: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has said that her ‘heart goes out to the people of Pakistan’ but stressed the need for the Pakistani government to collect higher taxes by withdrawing subsidies to the rich. Speaking to the German state broadcaster, Deutsche Welle, on […]



Why Pakistan is IMF’s most loyal customer

By Murtaza Syed Published in The News on February 16, 2023 People often wonder why Pakistan keeps going to the IMF again and again. A whopping number of 23 programs clearly suggests that we are addicted to the Fund’s tough love. In fact, we are the IMF’s most loyal customer. Argentina, with 21 programs, is number two.[…]



Revisiting the Suffrage Movement in America and Britain

Published in paradigm shift on February 11, 2023 Malik Mashhood Mr Malik Mashhood is a Political Science and Media Studies graduate from the Lahore School of Economics. He is currently a student of MPhil Development Studies. He is also working as a Research Assistant. Introduction In November 1913, during her fundraising tour in America, Emmeline Pankhurst, a[…]