Turkey’s Urban Uprising: The Struggle for Democracy Against Inequality, Oligarchy, Oppression & Tyranny

Barack Obama’ Turkey: A “Model Democracy”?! It began innocently enough, it seemed, when a plan to turn Istanbul’s Gezi Park – located at Taksim Square – into a shopping mall spurred a small group of environmental activists to occupy the park in protest in late May of 2013. Within a week, a wave of urban […]