Italy and Bolivia

Dany Mitzman is in Calabria, the toe of Italy's boot, meeting a small-town mayor who said 'basta' to the local culture of impunity, corruption and pollution. Maria Carmela Lanzetta's protests put her home, Monasterace, on the rest of Italy's mental map - but in the end even this doughty reformer was exhausted by trying to prop up a hollow state.

Ed Stocker travels over the vast, glistening white salt flats of Uyuni in Bolivia to the heartland of quinoa, the crop that's won over the world. In the West it is considered a health food and a gourment delicacy - but what impact is global demand having on the Andean countries where people have been growing and eating quinoa for millennia?

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