Monthly Archives: August 2010

Census debate abroad

By Zubeida Mustafa Source: Dawn FOR the past several weeks I have been an interested observer of a controversy that has kept Canadians engaged. It pertains to the census in May next year. For someone unaware of the important link … Continue reading

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How Pakistan survives

By Zubeida Mustafa Source: Dawn FOR some time now — especially since the electronic media was unwittingly liberated by the military government of Gen Pervez Musharraf — cynics and pessimists have been writing off Pakistan. Since the closing days of … Continue reading

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Cashing in on the floods

By Zubeida Mustafa Source: Dawn WHEN natural disaster strikes, it can affect the rich and the poor, but not alike. Calamities such as floods and earthquakes hit the poor harder. Being the children of lesser gods, the poor are more … Continue reading

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