Author Archives: Aqsa Gharshin

A lifeless life

Imagine the mountains with heaving breasts And chiseled limbs Raw and pure the nature’s bride That wild seductress with it’s ancient pride Waiting for you with delphic lores But you and your endless petty chores Chained to concrete and tar Weak, you tiny liliputs Sans mystique of lands afar With ...

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‘O’ Gracious God bestow the Baloch Nation with persons who are;”.

‘O’ Gracious God bestow the Baloch Nation with persons who are; Sagacious, valiant, magnanimous, compassionate and courageous too Their prudence and sagaciousness be more glorious than the brightest morns Their evergreen wisdom be resplendently dazzling in magnificence and majesty Their minds, thoughts and discernment all free of fetters of obsolete ...

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human rights

“There is often talk of human rights, but it is also necessary to talk of the rights of humanity. Why should some people walk barefoot, so that others can travel in luxurious cars? Why should some live for thirty-five years, so that others can live for seventy years? Why should ...

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Marx’s lieutenant

IT has become relatively commonplace in the past couple of decades to acknowledge the contemporary relevance of Karl Marx’s critiques of capitalism. Towards the very end of his entertaining biography of Friedrich Engels, Tristram Hunt takes it a step further, citing the comparison made by a Chinese scholar, Ching Kwan ...

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