Is all politics personal?

My post in the Express Tribune on Dr. Mazari's resignation: As observers of politics, most of us make one mistake; we confuse party leaders with party ideals. It’s an easy mistake to make because we expect leaders to personify party ideologies. However, it’s important to note that leaders, too, are human, and subject to fallibility. …

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Unveiling France

An analytical book review of Scott's "Politics of the Veil": Unveiling France          Joan Wallach Scott’s “Politics of the Veil” is an expose on the controversial French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools (2004). Scott looks at “the hijab – the piece of cloth that became a symbol of the “problem of …