Category Archives: Taksim

Berkin Elvan- HERE! II

We here at Agent sLp inc. are in somewhat of an existential crisis at the moment, as we desperately refresh Twitter and Facebook to see if people we know to be, I say this kindly, reckless and full of righteous … Continue reading

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Stand A lovely blog by a friend. Stand up, friends. Stand for what you believe in.

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Return to Gezi Park

Someone once quoted me a statistic that women cry 60 times in a year, and men cry 6. It could be complete bullshit, I don’t know. I know that I don’t cry six times a year- not even close. Maybe … Continue reading

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A Day With Agent L

Warning- this post is a roller coaster of emotions. I am sleeping on a pallet on the floor because my huge apartment is currently stuffed with guests, and I couldn’t be happier. ZF managed all on her ownsome to come … Continue reading

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We Have Met The Enemy And He Is An Idiot.

Okay, so Western Media is turning a blind eye, and having been a lifelong consumer of Western media I get it. You care about Rwanda for a week and then you start focusing on how your boyfriend got you the … Continue reading

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June 15th-16th: Madness Reigns

The day before was so peaceful in Gezi, yours truly decided to take the night off and chill on the porch with her perrenial favorites, TJ, Hannah and beer. We had a lovely time, talking about all kinds of mundane … Continue reading

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Gezi Park, June 14, Morning and Night

Agent L confesses to pussing out on Thursday. She wanted to go to the park very badly on Thursday night, but was rather frightened of increasing reports of Americans being arrested and detained, and possibly deported. All of her normal … Continue reading

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Guest Photoblog from Agent Orange Juice!

        I want to thank very much my new secret agent friend, Orange Juice, for agreeing to share her pictures of good times in Gezi Park with me, and therefore with you.

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Dick Swinging Contest

The news from twitter hasn’t been super good. There are rumors that police gassed a mosque in Dolmabahce that had been opened as a sort of field hospital for those who are injured in the protests. Can’t find it print, … Continue reading

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The Uninformed

One of the most surreal things about my life right now is that life continues. We are expected to go to work. Students are expected to take their final exams. We are all restless, itchy, can’t settle to read or … Continue reading

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