Akif Khan

  • THow can things be so relevant after long time? Ask Pakistan. The text of the founding father Jinnah’s one speech delivered three days before the foundation of the nascent country was not only the defining characteristic of democracy but a settling guideline for the progressive future of the ...

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  • TJust a couple of days ago, I saw this news of launch of a new book "I am not Malala – I am Pakistani, I am Muslim." This was a rebuttal to the youngest Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai's book "I am Malala." This news should not be a surprise for many of us who find it disgusting. This is ...

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  • TToday, the whole day, I had been thinking about these two propositions. One: trust everyone before they openly offend you. Second: trust no one before they prove to be loyal to you. Everyone will agree that the first one seems foolish while the second one seems the more safe, practical and ...

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  • TAll the conspiracy theorists had been sitting idle for some time. After the Charlie Hebdo attacks, they found another exciting opportunity to make new conspiracy theories using their fringe science and photoshop. Moon landing or 9/11, this market of conspiracy theories is never going to end. When ...

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  • TDespite having different reasons, both conservatives and liberal democrats are opposed to the 21st amendment. This shows how the amendment is confused, hasty, ironical and discriminatory. Spare my audacity and let me explain how. “Why not and what, if not this?” is the big argument in ...

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  • T In Pakistan, liberals are often accused of working on the Western agendas and being covert agents of “enemies” of Pakistan. They are also thought to be the ones who malign Pakistan’s image by cherry-picking few mishaps in the country. Let us explore the basis of these accusations ...

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