What does it mean when we say that something is ‘Indian’? Does origin matter? Food writer Vikram Doctor joins Amit Varma in episode 95 of The Seen and the Unseen to talk about how most of what we think of as Indian food originated elsewhere — and why it doesn’t matter.
Donald Trump had two simple answers to everyone who complained about jobs in America. One: Immigrants are taking your jobs. Two: Your jobs are being shipped overseas. Trump was wrong. Gaurav Sabnis joins Amit Varma in episode 69 of The Seen and the Unseen to explain why.
Cyrus Schayegh’s The Middle East and the Making of the Modern World is a fascinating look at how the world was transformed by globalisation.
Our weekly explainer on economics using lessons from popular culture. In Installment 2, Raj Kapoor brings us two important lessons about globalisation.