Author Archives: Faraz Talat


Faraz Talat

The rich man’s Ramzan

… But some rozaadaar are more equal than others   “By all means, implement this ordinance. But dare to implement it uniformly.”   There is something I must confess. This column is


Faraz Talat

Patriotism versus Women

There are more than a few reasons Sahir Lodhi’s recent dramatic performance is so acutely mortifying. The primary reason, of course, is how absolutely irrelevant his Sunny Deol styled monologue was. It


Faraz Talat

We sue, because we care

The “suing culture” is a misnomer deriding efforts for corporate accountability In 1994 a 79-year old woman won a historic $2.86 million lawsuit against McDonalds after being burned by hot coffee. What


Faraz Talat

How to hijack a rights movement

Understanding the purpose of an ally The American right-wing’s voracious opposition to the feminist movement is no secret. MRAs (Male Rights Activists) claim that the rising popularity of feminism in the last


Faraz Talat

Don’t state the obvious

Missing people, patriots and the protection of social media On 4th January 2016, Pakistan ceased to be an azad (‘free’) country to the spouse of Ahmed Waqas Goraya. Ahmed was reportedly one of

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