Dr. Manzur Ejaz writes on "elite consensus" to control economy of Pakistan. Benazir or Nawaz, neither has any program to address poverty, education and dismal health condition in Pakistan.
He further writes, "Pakistan is an extreme example of the elitist ruling phenomenon where, besides the economic domination of a small ruling class, respect for common law is also largely absent. The justice system has been transformed into a market commodity that can be bought and sold by the powerful."
Comparing Ayub era of Pakistan with South Korea he writes that Ayub had no long term plans to address the basic necessities of people. He writes about South Korea and other countries that besides the land reforms, they provided subsidised housing, health and educational services to common citizens.
He suggests in the end that to change this status quo a completely new political entity will be needed. (Full article)