Posts Tagged ‘ Democracy ’

Mythbusters: Are Generals better stewards of the economy?

May 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Express Tribune

Dr SM Taha’s opinion column for Thursday’s Express Tribune, ‘Fake democracy’, repeats the myth that the nation has done better under military dictatorship than democratic governance. This myth is widely projected by apologists for dictators and martial law, but is based not in facts but economic smoke and mirrors. Dr Taha writes that “the unpleasant […]



The Nation Still Doesn't Know How Democracy Works

Jan 18th, 2010 | By | Category: The Nation

There is a certain irony to government because people do not like politicians, but, by definition, only politicians can run for political office. This makes for complicated relationships not only between the people and their political leaders, but the political leaders in their offices. The Nation, however, has proposed a modest solution that will solve […]



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