Posts Tagged ‘politics’
Is Imran Khan the leader Pakistan needs?
Is Imran Khan the leader Pakistan needs?

By Ethan Casey I’m not Pakistani, and for me to make pronouncements or pass judgment on Pakistani domestic politics would be presumptuous. But several Pakistani friends have asked me to write about Imran Khan. I do so now, albeit hesitantly, because what he represents is an important subject at this pregnant historical moment. I’ll start […]

Is Imran Khan the leader Pakistan needs?
Is Imran Khan the leader Pakistan needs?

By Ethan Casey I’m not Pakistani, and for me to make pronouncements or pass judgment on Pakistani domestic politics would be presumptuous. But several Pakistani friends have asked me to write about Imran Khan. I do so now, albeit hesitantly, because what he represents is an important subject at this pregnant historical moment. I’ll start […]

Abolish Oxbridge
Abolish Oxbridge

By Owen Jones It’s time to abolish Oxbridge. The idea of having two reigning monarchs of the university system, whose students are automatically regarded as being of a better quality than anywhere else, is completely anachronistic and has to go. Despite repeated – and noble – attempts, both universities remain the preserve of the wealthy […]

Where Labour should go in 2012
Where Labour should go in 2012

By Marcus Roberts Monday, 02 January 2012 01:55 The problem with glass half full, glass half empty analyses is that its all too easy to sit on the fence agreeing with both. That’s how I felt reading Anthony Painter and Luke Akehurst on Labour’s year. I’m pretty happy with where the party is in terms […]