Category Archives: Politics

Non-violence vs. the system

September 03, 2014 NAJMA SADEQUE   How does one tame a wild horse? Some animals by nature are easily subordinated, and some just cannot be. Somewhere in the world, there is a breed of horse that roams wild. It is … Continue reading

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The police state

By Najma Sadeque It seemed so appropriate, so symbolically powerful, that the forgotten, unserved – but not unwashed — masses of a ‘democracy’ should place themselves at the doorstep of the Supreme Court, the highest authority, to appeal for justice … Continue reading

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Container democracy

August 20, 2014 NAJMA SADEQUE Some believe revolution fails when there’s no immediate change of government. But revolution can be a process, progressing in stages, the pressure taking months or years. In developed America, the system became seriously corrupted, increasingly … Continue reading

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Loans alone won’t do it

By Najma Sadeque Published: June 12, 2014 The Youth Loan Scheme — like previous hare-brained taxi and laptop ones — suggests that it’s geared only to urban and (somewhat) educated classes. But what about those whose parents couldn’t afford to educate them? What … Continue reading

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Winning on promising just the basics!

Isn’t a Common Man’s Party what we’ve been wanting too? Why did it happen there and not here? Winning on promising just the basics! The Nation – January 01, 2014 NAJMA SADEQUE Given human nature and fallibility, few countries escape … Continue reading

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