Map from a Market Report

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A map depicting the conflicts in Middle East and North Africa:

Brown: Revolution - Egypt, Tunisia
Red: Governmental changes - Jordan
Orange: Major protests - Western Sahara, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Yemen, Djibouti, Iran, Kuwait
Yellow: Minor protests - Mauritina, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Oman

Reminds me of the poem, War Photographer, by Carol Ann Duffy.

A hundred agonies in black-and-white
from which his editor will pick out five or six
for Sunday's supplement. The reader's eyeballs prick
with tears between bath and pre-lunch beers.
From aeroplane he stares impassively at where
he earns a living and they do not care.

And, do they care?


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