Tag: Turkey

Robert Reich: The Three Biggest Right Wing Lies About Poverty

June 2014

Republicans ignore the real reasons for poverty in favor of neoliberal fantasies.

Richard Falk: After Turkey’s March 30th Local Elections

April 2014

Why Turkey is at a crossroads.

Kaya Genç: The Self-Inventions of Modernity

March 2014

On Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar's great satire of Turkish modernization, The Time Regulation Institute.

Ece Temelkuran: Revolutionary Nice

February 2014

Free Expression: The surprising weapon of the Taksim Gezi Park protests: a cheery disposition.

Kuzguncuk Hotel

January 2014

what’s life but where my memories keep shacking up

Richard Falk: Two Forms of Lethal Polarization

November 2013

How polarization is poisoning Turkey and Egypt.

Kaya Genç: The Political Color Wheel

November 2013

In Turkey, different colors have long been associated with particular beliefs. Most recently, a rainbow coalition has spread across the country.

Jennifer MacKenzie: Waiting for Ataturk

July 2013

On Taksim, tear gas, and loving a tyrant because he feeds you.

Patrick Wrigley: Menace to Society

June 2013

The protests in Turkey, and the government’s response, highlight a problem more complex than a single micro-managing autocrat.

Trevor Paglen: Turnkey Tyranny, Surveillance and the Terror State

June 2013

We’re not moving toward a surveillance state; we live in the heart of one.

Assad’s Castaways

May 2013

A portrait of Syria’s child-refugees in Antakya, Turkey.

Bees

April 2013

Not much ever happened in Blaustein, but, even if it did, I would still remember the words she said, because it was the first time I’d heard them used, and their meaning, the parentheses they opened in my German existence every time someone used them, shocked me and made me feel like an intruder.

Tara Isabella Burton: “Constantinople”

March 2013

The owner of a bookstore in Antalya, Turkey has more to offer than books.

Justice Delayed

January 2013

As the disappeared from the Kurdish-Turkish conflict are unearthed from unmarked graves, will the government help deliver justice?

Richard Falk: Ten Years of AKP Leadership in Turkey

September 2012

There are heartening signs of improved relations between the civil and military arms of Turkey's government, but much work remains.