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Fire in Cairo by Matthew Connors

Matthew Connors, from the series ‘Fire in Cairo’, 2013 Photographed in Cairo from January to June 2013, Matthew Connors’ book Fire in Cairo is a complex and thought-provoking representation of events leading up to Egypt’s so-called Second Revolution, or the June 30 Revolution, that saw the President Mohamed Morsi ousted by a military coups d’état.…

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City of Mines

City of Mines by Anderson and Low is a photographic series that explores a former gold mining town called Victor in Colorado. In the late 1800s it was at the epicentre of the gold rush in the United States: its surrounding mines produced 21 million ounces of gold which in today’s money equates to roughly…

German Finance Minister Schaeuble chats with unidentified officials during a euro zone finance ministers' meeting on the situation in Greece, in Brussels

The European Horrorshow

German Finance Minister Schäuble chats with unidentified officials during a euro zone finance ministers meeting on the situation in Greece, in Brussels / Reuters The German news magazine Der Spiegel summarizes the absolute farce currently unfolding in Brussels rather succinctly: it describes the list of demands put towards Greece as a “catalogue of cruelties”. The…