The recent floods in Pakistan have not only wreaked havoc but the scale of the disaster has surpassed the previous floods of 2010 and the earthquake in 2004. Just over a third of the country is under water and more than 33m people are displaced. [CNN] The death toll has already crossed the 1000 mark […]
This is the End Result of Dealing with Evil Colonialism! So is There Still Anyone Who Has Yet to Learn Their Lesson?! The Spokesperson of Pakistan’s Foreign Office has confirmed that General Bajwa has called the US Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman, requesting the United States puts pressure on the IMF, to release a […]
Political factions are claiming that the only solution, to Pakistan’s severe political and economic problems, is the holding of immediate elections. We ask, what do these political factions have to offer, in terms of policy solutions after they come to power post-elections, except for ‘difficult decisions,’ which both the PTI and the PDM are afraid […]
Through democracy’s implementation of Capitalism, the government is responsible for Pakistan’s electricity crisis. The present capitalist system ensures that through privatization a few private owners, foreign and local, fully benefit from electricity resources whilst the public faces hardship. Privatization raises electricity prices so that the private owners can profit in their business. As an example […]
The revenue target for the next financial year, 2021-22, is targeted at Rs. 5.829 trillion, compared to Rs 4.691 trillion for the closing financial year, 2020-21, showing an overall increase of Rs1.138tr (24 percent). This is whilst the IMF has set a target of Rs 10 trillion for 2024-2025.
On 11 June 2021, in their budget announcement, Pakistan’s rulers made great fanfare of reducing taxation on certain sectors and increasing the salaries of government employees. Then, within days, the mouthpieces of the rulers made an even greater fanfare, through every platform available to them. However, in the same budget, Pakistan’s rulers increased overall taxation […]
Through Obedience to the IMF, Democratic Rulers can Never make Pakistan Industrially Strong How is it Justice that Pakistan Justice Movement (PTI)’s Waive 200 Billion Rupees from Industrialists, whilst Increasing the Tax Burdens on the Common Man? The Political and Military Leadership of Pakistan is Responsible for Responding to the Aggression of the Hindu State […]