Azwar Shakeel
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Azwar is an undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley studying Political Economy and Molecular and Cell Biology with an emphasis in Neurobiology. He can be reached at

Uncharted Waters

The last time you used Facebook, it is entirely possible that like any normal social media user, you saw a cute picture or an interesting post and reacted by clicking the like button or commented how …

The State of Pakistani Democracy

Democracies are built on the backs of ideals. As democracies get stronger, so do the institutions and ideals they are built upon. However, the international community has recently seen even the most r…

Myanmar’s Swiss Cheese Democracy

  The atrocities facing Rohingya Muslims, both inside the Rakhine state of Myanmar and those fleeing into Bangladesh as refugees, are well documented by now. And so is the blanket denial of the g…