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Ammar Ali Jan
Ammar Ali Jan

The writer is an assistant professor at Punjab University, Lahore and member of the People’s Solidarity Forum.

  • June 11, 2019

    The violence of the economy

    The debate on the current economic crisis facing Pakistan is shrouded in technical jargon that veils the conflicts inherent in economic...

  • April 22, 2019

    A state in crisis

    Asad Umar’s abrupt departure from the federal cabinet has surprised many and led to speculation that the contradictions within the ruling party...

  • February 14, 2019

    The need for a new social contract

    Ammar Ali Jan explains the circumstances when he was arrested from his home and what happened during his detention at the police station.

  • November 01, 2018

    The PTI’s encounter with reality

    Francis Fukuyama, the Asian-American philosopher known for formulating the ‘End of History’ thesis, was recently in the headlines for proposing...

  • October 10, 2018

    A ticking time bomb

    On Monday, September 25, hundreds of students at the University of Sargodha blocked the Canal Road to protest non-issuance of their degrees. While...

  • August 28, 2018

    Our culture of cruelty

    The recent mob-led attack on an Ahmadi place of worship, in which at least half a dozen individuals were injured, once again shows how spectacular...

  • August 07, 2018

    The brewing crisis at Punjab University

    Last week, Punjab University announced a major decision that went almost unnoticed due to the election fervour. The university administration...