Around the globe, this is the summer of middle-class discontent. In Bulgaria, thousands of people, furious over a security scandal and the government’s failure to tackle corruption and crime, have taken to the streets every night since June 14, calling for the new Socialist-led cabinet to resign.
June 28, 2013 Protesters give the thumbs down as they shout slogans during an anti-government protest outside parliament in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia. Many Bulgarians say they are impatient over a political class they see as too dependent on oligarchs. The demonstrations in Sofia and other cities come just four months after anti-poverty and corruption rallies ousted the previous conservative cabinet. Nikolay Doychinov/AFP/Getty Images