Anarchy in the UK

It’s taken years to brew the toxic mix of hopelessness and rage, disenfranchisement and greed that erupted in Britain this week, writes Maria Margaronis.

Photo: London is burning

Photo: London is burning

Thousands of policemen prepare to deploy on London’s streets to head off rioters.


Photo: Egypt’s ‘Friday of wrath’

Thousands of police are on the streets of the capital and hundreds of arrests have been made in an attempt to quell anti-government demonstrations. Protesters, spurred on by recent events in Tunisia, want Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to end his 30-year rule and for the parliament to be dissolved.

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