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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.…

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…

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The End of the Line

Giorgos Chatzifotiadis weeps outside a national bank branch in Thessaloniki on 3 July. Photograph: Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP/Getty Images The above photograph starkly signifies the despair and indignation experienced by the Greek people. It depicts a pensioner, who after his fourth failed attempt to withdraw 120 Euros on behalf of his wife, breaks down in tears. In…