This article was published in Dunya newspaper on 27 April 2017. Imagine! You find the outfit you’d been planning to wear this evening for those very important guests crumpled up on the bottom of your closet, despite having asked your wife earlier to take it to the cleaners. This turns into a big argument; hurtful…

During the years I worked as an employee, there’d often be notifications posted around the working area by the company. I started working at a time of fear and submission following the 1980 coup. The air of subservience ran through every level of society, so when the people programmed to obey saw such notifications, they…