It’s easy to think about how many calories may be in a fast-food burger and fries, but how often do you think about the calories in your Starbucks drink of choice?
The dastardly price of convenience.
It’s getting more and more expensive to access your own money.
Risks leading to death put in perspective.
In Cairo, waste collectors, known as zabaleen, work in an informal economy, but they provide a remarkably efficient recycling service and become experts on their neighborhoods. In this week’s issue, Sayyid Ahmed reveals the contradictions of life in modern Egypt to Peter Hessler.
Above: Sayyid Ahmed, Cairo. Photograph by Rena Effendi / Institute.