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    Communism Vs Capitalism Ideology Of Pakistan

  • ‘Communism never happened’

    Rising star Shangguan Zhe’s collection “Destroy” included clothes, often made from bio-chemical protection suits, emblazoned with charged slogans such as “Immigrant”, “Natural Selection” and most controversially of all, “Communism Never Happened...

    On his slogan “Communism Never Happened”, which appeared on the back of two of his coats, he said: “It is not really a slogan, it is just my observation...

  • Xi says study capitalism, but Marxism remains top

    BEIJING: Communist Party members should study contemporary capitalism but must never deviate from Marxism, Chinese President Xi Jinping said, offering a clear signal there will be no weakening of party control weeks ahead of a key Congress opening...

    “Xi also asked Party members to study contemporary capitalism, its essence and patterns,” the report added, without elaborating...

  • Is capitalism reinventing itself?

    No less then 97pc of the highest recorded 926 companies registered in the month of May with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan were private limited companies (86pc) and single member companies (11pc)...

    Around 885 private limited firms incorporated in just 30 days far exceeds 559 public companies listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange which stood at 560 in May 2016...

  • FROM MY BOOKSHELF: ‘The system we call capitalism has many facets that we don’t take the time to understand’

    Q: What books are you currently reading?A: I am currently reading Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism by David Harvey and Post Capitalism: a guide to our future by Paul Mason...

    So, for instance the financial crisis of 2007-08 is often attributed to a few greedy individuals just like Pakistan’s problems are often attributed to a few ‘corrupt’ leaders...

  • Beyond capitalism?

    EFFORTS to replace capitalism started right after its birth given the dislocations it caused soon...

    All socio-economic systems include underlying values and ideologies describing human life purpose and social relations; the main institutions implementing ideology; and their detailed policies...

  • Corbyn names ‘enemy of capitalism’ as finance spokesman

    LONDON: The new leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party named an ally whose declared aim is the overthrow of capitalism as finance spokesman on Monday, pushing hard-left policies that opponents say will make the party unelectable...

    McDonnell lists “generally fomenting the overthrow of capitalism” among his interests in the Who’s Who directory of influential people, and wants public ownership of the banks to take control of what...

  • How to save capitalism from capitalists

    Capitalism works when someone enforces competition; and successful capitalists do not much like competition...

    Whether it is Donald Trump in the US, Marine Le Pen in France or Beppe Grillo in Italy, the populist credo is economic nationalism: the system is rigged, so throw up the barricades against global capitalism...

  • ‘Capitalism brought farmer families freedom’

    KARACHI: The one thing that bothers architect and urban planner Arif Hasan is when people go on about how good, law-abiding and peaceful Pakistan used to be...

    “The Pakistan I remember was not like this,” he said while speaking at the Irtiqa Institute of Social Sciences on Saturday evening...

  • Earthly Matters: Capitalism versus the climate

    The event was organised by the Potohar Organisation for Development Advocacy (PODA), a women’s rights organisation working for the promotion and protection of human rights in the rural areas of Pakistan since 2003 and funded by the European Union...

    Naomi Klein is a Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalisation and of corporate capitalism...

  • Big firms should embrace entrepreneurial capitalism

    THE state-directed economies have created what some development experts describe as “oligarchic” form of capitalism — common to many frontier or emerging markets — in which bulk of the power and wealth is held by a few wealthy individuals and rich families...

    However, in a changing economic scenario, oligopolies seem to be the route to entrepreneurial capitalism...

  • Capitalism seen doing 'more harm than good' in global survey

    A majority of people around the world believe capitalism in its current form is doing more harm than good, a survey found ahead of this week's Davos meeting of business and political leaders...

    This year was the first time the Edelman Trust Barometer, which for two decades has polled tens of thousands of people on their trust in core institutions, sought to understand how capitalism itself was viewed...

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