Tag Archives: Marie Antoinette

Pakistan’s Economic Woes: Eating Cakes on a Credit Card!

Pakistan's economic policies under the watch of Prime Minister Imran Khan may have contributed to increased tax collection, and high growth in exports, but the costs are long-term and unbearable for the working class.

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Let the Malaysians Eat Cake?

Nearly two and a half centuries ago Marie Antoinette, on hearing the French people were short of bread, supposedly said: ‘Let them eat cake’. It was a callous remark, and became a symbol of the French aristocracy’s isolation from the people they governed, a schism that shortly thereafter descended into the brutality and violence of the French Revolution. Antoinette was …

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