Debt crises are back with a vengeance as the dollar goes from strength to strength and interest rates rise. As the International Monetary Fund keeps pushing austerity, Zambian journalist Zanji Valerie Sinkala explores whether that’s really a solution to her country’s economic woes.
Stronger policing powers, harsher sentences and higher fines. Democratic protest is under threat from Westminster, as the sentencing of a Just Stop Oil activist this week shows. Andrea Brock and Nathan Stephens-Griffin write.
Cinematic in its style, offbeat in its storytelling, the BBC’s Kanaval – a documentary portrayal of Haiti’s annual carnival – showcases the island’s left-field and grassroots tales of revolution. Husna Ara speaks to co-director Leah Gordon.