As Israel’s murderous onslaught on Gaza continues, the cause of Palestinian freedom is attracting support in countries throughout the world, across race, religion, and nationality.
Aasim Sajjad Akhtar is an academic and political activist based in Islamabad, Pakistan. He is currently associated with the left-wing Awami Workers Party.
Pakistani neoliberalism hasn’t rolled back state intervention in the economy. Building on a predatory tradition that dates back to British colonial rule, it has used state power to enforce the ruthless exploitation of Pakistan’s workers and natural resources.