Sorry Comes Too Late – Greeks reacted with an air of vindication and outrage at the International Monetary Fund’s admission it erred in its handling of the country’s bailout, berating an apology that comes too late to salvage an economy and countless lives in ruins. (Reuters)
Living with Austerity
– The consequent stress, anxiety, and sheer shock of watching your life chances and well being dissolve as jobs evaporate, incomes shrink or disappear, and prices of everyday essentials remorselessly rise along with new punitive and regressive taxes have been painful to record.
Increasing numbers of small businesses which managed to withstand 5 years of economic decline are now failing with increasing rapidity.
Urbanization Swallowing Mediterranean Coastline
– For most of the past three years, Antwerp-based photographer Nick Hannes has been traveling across the Mediterranean coastline photographing the locals, the immigrants, the tourists, and the escalating urbanization that have been interfering with its landscape, for a project he’s called
Mediterranee. Vice Media