This week on Pulse we talk music and politics. Jessie Wingard was at this year's Eurovision Song Contest and she discusses some of the songs' political messages in studio. A music festival In Zimbabwe offers a safe space for political action. And, with the Taliban gone, music is returning to parts of Pakistan, where young female dancers are slowly becoming the main breadwinners for their families.
Jonas Kakoschke believes refugees in Germany should be welcome and get a chance to share a proper apartment with local flatmates. That's why he gave his spare room to Bakari, a refugee from Mali. His decision has become a larger project helping refugees find rooms in normal housing situations across Germany. In an interview, Jonas and Bakari explain how living together has opened their eyes.