Spirits Rebellious by Kahlil Gibran is a marvelous historical fiction novella about the close relationship between religious people and capitalists who are supporting each other against the people under them. This nexus took place in Lebanon when the writer was stepping into his years of youth. The author has divided the people of that society […] The post Kahlil Gibran’s Revolt Against The Nexus Of Capitalism And Religion appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Erasing Histories and the Formation of Narratives When the former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan was ousted in the month of April earlier this year, a wave of confusion, frustration and resentment swept across the nation, as angry demonstrators rushed to the streets calling for Khan’s reinstatement as the rightful PM. Whatever one’s opinion […] The post Forgotten Struggles: The Erasure Of People’s History (And The Present) In Pakistan appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Yasir Masih is a 30-year-old man working in a large-scale organisation in Pakistan as a sanitary worker. He has been hired by a third-party contractor, thus he has no pay structure and proper facilities, as are given to other employees of the organisation. He, along with his fellow workers, is often disgraced by calling them […] The post Sanitation Workers, Minority Rights And The Weight Of History appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.