Simplifying the complex relationships between paisa, politics and the public

A podcast hosted by Uzair Younus and presented by Tabadlab


Episode 51 – Modernizing Food Retail

Uzair talks to Jarrar Shah about his startup, an online Grocery Shopping platform based in Lahore. The 24SEVEN journey started from his farm when he painfully found out how he was getting no premium for growing graded, good quality produce in the off...

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Episode 50 – Making India Great

Uzair Younus talks to Dr. Aparna Pande about her new book “Making India Great: The Promise of a Reluctant Global Power. The episode covers a wide range of topics related to India, including domestic politics, economic nationalism, the country’s foreign policy, and its relations...

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Episode 49 – The State of Media

Uzair talks to Raza Rumi about the state of media in Pakistan and the role of Nayadaur in bringing alternative perspectives into the discourse. Raza Rumi Director, Park Center for Independent Media and teaches in the journalism department; a visiting lecturer at the Cornell...

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Episode 48 – Bykea

Bykea is one of Pakistan’s startup success stories that raised $13m in the middle of a pandemic. In this episode, Uzair talks to Rafiq Malik, the startup’s Chief Operating Officer, about the business and its growth plans. Rafiq’s book recommendations are: A Hundred Years...

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Uzair Younus

Uzair Younus is a manager at Dhamiri, a strategic innovation firm where he helps clients develop product-society fits and become a genuine force for progress. He also serves as Visiting Senior Policy Analyst for South Asia at the United States Institute of Peace. He was previously a director in the South Asia practice at Albright Stonebridge Group, advising clients on crisis management, market entry, and government relations engagement in the South Asian region.

Uzair frequently writes for Dawn and has been quoted in several publications including Bloomberg and CNBC.

He earned his M.A. in Law and Diplomacy with a concentration in Economic Policy and South Asia from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

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