How racism also hurts the supposed beneficiaries

by TANYA GOLASH-BOZA

In a recent interview, David Leonard argued that white people do not suffer from the structural violence that white supremacy creates. He contends: “As it relates to the criminal justice system, health, economic security, wealth, or education, white people are not hurt by racism.”

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Education can save Pakistan

Dr Khalid Malik and Dr Akmal Hussain

The fundamental task of development is to transform society: education and health are key elements in that process. So is leadership that can navigate the complexities of the contemporary world

Why do some countries do better than others? How have some countries managed to sharply reduce . . . → Read More: Education can save Pakistan

Reproduction in Sino political discourse

When I was seven, I met my father’s youngest sister for the first time. She lived in the same village where her siblings were born and had spent their lives, but she went by a different last name. She looked different as well: pale skin—in a place where that was prized—glossy hair, and soft, delicate . . . → Read More: Reproduction in Sino political discourse

Fast Food: making you fat even faster

It’s time to chose quality over convenience.

The not so recent rage over fast food hit Pakistan more than a decade ago when finally McDonalds decided to open in Lahore in 1998. What a milestone for Pakistan that was, when hopeful businessmen competed in a rat race to own the franchise. McDonalds has more than . . . → Read More: Fast Food: making you fat even faster

Defeating disabilities

By Nida Afaque

A staggered gait. A protruding limb. A twisted gaze. A crooked smile.

Do these features make you uncomfortable? Make you feel the need to look for alternative topics of discussion?  Then you are one of the thousands Pakistanis who treat people with special needs with a discriminatory attitude.

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Tips to avoid dust allergies

Due to the prevailing dry weather conditions, people are suffering from dust allergy, especially those living alongside busy roads and crowded markets.

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Study shows 30 min exercise will reduce weight more than 60 min exercise

Scientists have found that just 30 minutes of daily exercise can result in as much weight loss as 60 minutes of training.

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Detrimental effects of fizzy drinks

Having seen the evidence, I don’t touch fizzy drinks any more. Frankly they’re evil, says leading biologist

Consumption of soft drinks has more than doubled since 1985 – from ten gallons per person a year to more than 25 gallons Sugary drinks lead to alterations in muscles similar to those in people with obesity . . . → Read More: Detrimental effects of fizzy drinks

DG health’s mysterious disappearance

Former director-general health Dr Rasheed Jumma, who is an approver in the ephedrine quota case, has mysteriously disappeared, Express News reported on Friday.

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Dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks

Daily consumption of dark chocolate reduces risks of fatal and non-fatal heart attacks, new research says.

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