A decade ago, The Wire series finale aired. The show was a Marxist's idea of what TV drama should be.
Helena Sheehan is an activist and author. She is professor emerita at the School of Communications at Dublin City University. Her latest book is The Syriza Wave (New York: Monthly Review Press, 2017).
Yanis Varoufakis presents himself as a heroic Prometheus in his new memoir, but he comes off looking more like a Narcissus.