Pakistan and the Social Contract

Written for and originally published in PakVotes Pakistan celebrated 66 years of Independence on August 14th. Green and white flags hoisted throughout the country spoke of a patriotic nation that is proud of its people. Campaigns like #14ActsforPakistan revived a spirit of activism for the motherland. Television channels showcased marching parades and national anthems. Sparkling …

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The bright ray of sunshine.

 Even after all this time The Sun never says to the Earth, You owe me. Look what happens with a love like that, It lights the whole sky. Hafiz I held my breath today, praying, hoping for a miracle. The International Relations student in me knew, that rationally speaking, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf had a slim chance for …