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Incorporating environmental responsiveness

Incorporating environmental responsiveness

Environmental reporting is a process through which organisations disclose their environmental performance-related information to their stakeholders that provides accountability for their activities and their resultant impact on the environment…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

Can Russia learn from Brazil’s fate?

WILLIAM Engdahl recently explained how Washington used the corrupt Brazilian elite, which answers to Washington, to remove the duly elected president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, for representing the Brazilian people rather than the interests of Washington…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
Is privatisation the only solution?

Is privatisation the only solution?

Privatisation is one among several options for dealing with the undoubted malaise of many public sectors. There may well be instances where privatisation offers the superior option, but this should be the policy conclusion after serious consideration…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

The terror of war hysteria

I HAVE become an admirer of Pope Francis. In a world where Muslims are profiled and shunned as terrorists, he embraces them, and even washes the feet of one or two to send out a message…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
Jingoistic media

Jingoistic media

THE number of sensational, yet inaccurate, reports in the Indian and Pakistani media about developments since the Uri attack is staggering: India staged the attack; India carried out a cross-border attack against militant…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
On the right to photocopy

On the right to photocopy

The Delhi University photocopy judgement is a victory for access to education. But is it successful in balancing the competing interests of the academic community and the copyright…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
INDIA, PAKISTAN AND KASHMIR: Unable to bury the axe

INDIA, PAKISTAN AND KASHMIR: Unable to bury the axe

Following the latest attack on an Indian military base in Kashmir, India and Pakistan have yet again locked horns over the disputed region. Now the Indian government says it wants to isolate its Islamic neighbour as a terrorist state…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

Yemen resistance shatters Saudi Arabia territorial integrity

IF SAUDI Arabia continues to exude control and political confidence from behind the billions of dollars its large coffers have offered its elite by way of immunity, the kingdom never planned for Yemen Resistance to rise a colossus against its theocracy… and yet it did…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
How nuclear power causes global warming

How nuclear power causes global warming

SUPPORTERS of nuclear power like to argue that nukes are the key to combating climate change. Here’s why they are dead wrong…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

PART CXXIX: The symphony of our times

DURING 1966, the state of pre-1971 Pakistan was going through a significant political transformation. In my own case, I found that unforeseen changes were about to occur in my career and life…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
INDIA-WASHING A FRACTURED REALITY: Manufacturing ‘Indian’ freedom fighters

INDIA-WASHING A FRACTURED REALITY: Manufacturing ‘Indian’ freedom fighters

PAYING respect to a freedom fighter is one of the most sacred public relations exercises when it comes to the government of India. The list of Indian nationalist freedom fighters, as compiled by the government of India, is an ever-expanding pantheon…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

‘Educating’ the law enforcers

THE Supreme Court of Pakistan, in a judgement last September, ordered the federal and provincial ombudsmen to submit a report ‘on good administration standards for police stations’. An expert committee was constituted in compliance…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
Honouring Aylan Kurdi by ending the war in Syria

Honouring Aylan Kurdi by ending the war in Syria

The best way to honor these children is by understanding that the future of Syria’s children cannot be determined according to the whims of American and Russian politicians but the Syrian people themselves, writes Ramzy Baroud…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
BALTIC STATES: Three mice, a horse and a serpent

BALTIC STATES: Three mice, a horse and a serpent

IHAD a heated discussion with a woman of Lithuanian descent the other day on the subject of the ‘Russian threat’ to her country of origin, where she has friends and family…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
Patenting globally with a single application

Patenting globally with a single application

SINCE the protection of intellectual property is limited to the territory of the state in which it is granted, the inventor has to seek patent protection for his invention in different territories…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

Hong Kong avenged

Fifty years ago, Pakistan was one of the few friends the then ostracised People’s Republic of China had. Today, Pakistan is one of the few migraines that a modern China suffers from…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

America in Asia: Arrogant, unapologetic, and ready for more conflict

Should the US apply military force anywhere in Asia ever again, it will do so with equal or even greater consequences than it has already visited upon Laos, Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia, or that its allies have visited upon nations like Yemen…

September 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

Civil war in Balochistan goes international

INDIAN government’s recent decision to provide shelter to the secessionist Baloch leaders has internationalised the issue of low intensity civil war in Pakistan’s largest province of Balochistan where the army of Pakistan has launched a brutal operation to control the rebellion of Baloch nationalists…

September 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
Assange, Manning and Snowden: Standing up for the conscience of truthtellers

Assange, Manning and Snowden: Standing up for the conscience of truthtellers

The resilience of truthtellers teaches us that nothing else will do if our courage is not to fail us. In the court of public opinion, we can claim that the highest law of the land is that of the commons enshrined in our own sacredness…

September 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial
Myanmar makes a choice

Myanmar makes a choice

IN AUGUST 2016, the minister of foreign affairs of Myanmar and the state counsellor (the major position in the government – author’s note), Aung San Suu Kyi made an official visit to China. This was her first visit to the People’s Republic…

September 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

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