Mariana van Zeller’s Take on Pimps and How to End the Drug War

Mariana van Zeller, an award-winning journalist, discusses digging deep into global hearts of darkness on 'The Carlos Watson Show.

The Death of a Journalist — and a Free Press — in Mozambique

Journalist Carlos Cardoso’s assassination silenced more voices than just his own.

The Corruption Battle Shaping South Africa’s Future

A power struggle between South Africa’s two most powerful men over corruption could determine the direction the country takes.

The Billion-Dollar Cryptocurrency Scams You've Never Heard About

Ugandans have lost about $1 billion, or almost 4 percent of the country’s GDP, in the past two years.


Real Talk Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

South Africa’s Small Towns Are Simmering With Frustration

In the heartland of the African National Congress’ voter base, frustrations over poor governance are brewing.

Is the IMF Helping Corrupt African Petrostates Gain Credibility?

The IMF is poised to lend Equatorial Guinea $280 million despite a record of graft and human rights violations.

India’s Economy Is Tanking, but Not for the Reason You Think

India pulled 271 million people out of poverty in a decade.

Protesters in Lebanon Take a Dim View of Hezbollah

Hezbollah has long enjoyed a hero's reputation in large parts of the Arab world.

Why Lula’s Return Is Bad News for Brazil’s Left

He’s one of the Latin American left’s icons.


When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

How Gordon Sondland Got to the Impeachment Hot Seat

This Portland developer is a longtime Republican stalwart who now faces a difficult choice.

Donald Dossier: Teeing Off

Donald Trump’s reversal on holding the G-7 summit at his own resort shows he still has his limits.

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