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Episode 93 – The Left’s Economic Vision

In this Urdu discussion, Uzair talks to historian, activist, and author Ammar Ali Jan about the Left’s assessment of...

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Episode 92 – Escaping the “Nazuk Mor”

In this Urdu discussion, Uzair talks to Shahid Mehmood about a recent article he published which showed how major...

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Episode 91 – Reforming Agriculture: Learning From Our History

Uzair talks to Ovais Zuberi, founder of Shazday Foods, about Pakistan’s agriculture sector, why it is in a state...

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Episode 90 – How Politics will Dominate the Economy in 2022

Welcome to Season 3 of Pakistonomy. 2022 will be a year where politics will dominate the discourse, and rightfully...

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Episode 89 – 2021 Round-Up with Ariba Shahid

Uzair talks to regular guest Ariba Shahid about key events in 2021 and the outlook for 2022. This is...

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Episode 88 – Islamism and the Making of Pakistan | Urdu Discussion

In this Urdu discussion, Uzair talks to Dr. Kamran Bokhari about his recently-published essay titled “The Long Shadow of...

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Episode 87 – How Do Pakistan’s 1% Live?

Uzair talks to Dr. Rosita Armytage about her book Big Capital in an Unequal World: The Micropolitics of Wealth...

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Episode 86 – Return of Austerity and the IMF

Uzair talks to Khurram Husain, incoming editor at Profit, about the latest economic developments in Pakistan. The conversation focused...

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Episode 85 – The Pakistani Elite’s Seven Deadly Neglects

Uzair talks to Mosharraf Zaidi, founder of Tabadlab, about his latest opinion column, why he is not optimistic about...

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Episode 84 – Major Power Rivalry in South Asia

Uzair talks to Dr. Tanvi Madan about her research paper which looks at the role of major power rivalries...

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Episode 83 -How Modern Materials Can Transform Pakistan’s Construction Industry

Uzair talks to Jahangir Piracha, Chief Executive Officer of Engro Polymer & Chemicals, about the company’s business, how its...

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Episode 82 – Understanding China’s BRI Impact

Uzair talks to Dr. Ammar A. Malik about his team’s recent report on China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The...

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