Yet another ‘accident’: the miners’ burden

Yet another ‘accident’: the miners’ burden

*People wait at Soma after the disaster in 2014. Source: Mustafa Karaman, Wikimedia Commons In 2010, Turkey was ranked first in work-related deaths among European...

Fight the Power? Racist Rap Video in Sur is a Perversion of Hip-Hop

Fight the Power? Racist Rap Video in Sur is a Perversion of Hip-Hop

*Source: İhlas Haber Ajansı © Fight the Power? Racist Rap Video in Sur is a Perversion of Hip-Hop Got to give us what we want...

Populism, Elections and the Ever-present Crisis

Populism, Elections and the Ever-present Crisis

*Anti-government protests in Macedonia, May 2015. Source: Balkan Insight © Populism, Elections and the Ever-present Crisis Last week, Macedonia’s Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski announced his resignation...

Mutual Hypocrisy at the EU’s borders and Three Questions about European Values Part Three: Unity in Diversity

Mutual Hypocrisy at the EU’s borders and Three Questions about European Values Part Three: Unity in Diversity

*Source: Al Jazeera © Mutual Hypocrisy at the EU’s borders and Three Questions about European Values Part Three: Unity in Diversity Since the turmoil following the...

Turkey’s newest Battlefield: Lawyers v. the Law

Turkey’s newest Battlefield: Lawyers v. the Law

*Source: T24 © Turkey’s newest Battlefield: Lawyers v. the Law The election of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as president of the Republic of Turkey in August 2014...

Trump or Clinton: Who Should the Kurds be Rooting for?

Trump or Clinton: Who Should the Kurds be Rooting for?

*Source: Kurdish Question © Trump or Clinton: Who Should the Kurds be Rooting for? It wouldn’t at all be controversial to say that until World War...

Seizing opportunity from uncertainty

Seizing opportunity from uncertainty

*Source: Creative Commons © Seizing opportunity from uncertainty If there is a single word to describe the emotional state since Friday evening of myself, and I suspect...

One year on, Ankara remembers

One year on, Ankara remembers

*Today, mourners mark the one year anniversary of the Ankara bombing, October 10, 2015. Source: Emine Kart A year ago today, Turkey suffered the worst...

China’s G20 Presidential Term: ‘Last Exit before the Bridge’

China’s G20 Presidential Term: ‘Last Exit before the Bridge’

*Source: Press Trust of India © China’s G20 Presidential Term: ‘Last Exit before the Bridge’ “Obviously, the problem is with capitalism,” stated Ali Koç, a third-generation...

Humans of Heumensoord

Humans of Heumensoord

*Photos by Mahmod Kharrat © Humans of Heumensoord This is the first in our forthcoming series on Humans of Heumensoord. Inspired by Humans of New York and set...