Notes from a ‘hybrid regime’

Reflections on authoritarianism in today's Pakistan.

Isabel Wilkerson’s recent book fails to unpack caste, but hints at potential for new solidarities.

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.

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Centring the colonised

Priyamvada Gopal’s book throws new light on transnational and class solidarities.

| Jan 13, 2020

Killed by contract

American wars, Nepali bodies and the price of the war economy.

| Oct 08, 2018

Stunted development

The only ones that seem convinced of the efficacy of international aid to Afghanistan are the aid agencies themselves.

| Apr 01, 2009

Equalisation to annihilation-and beyond

A further fragmentation of caste identities would rule out the possibility of solidarity across oppressed castes.