Tag Archives: Everywhere Is Taksim

Twitter Tuesday July 16

Yes, I am publishing this on Wednesday. I’m teaching 56 hours of IELTS this week. Eff you. Before Gezi Park thing started, I had gotten disgusted enough with the politics here to institute Twitter Tuesday, with my round up of … Continue reading

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Yup, the Protests Have Totally Died Down and Peace and Freedom Rule.

In elementary school we had a long, storied tradition of Wednesday being opposite day. Boy you’d look silly if you ever forgot that. So here as promised are the informative links. Most Recent Police Atrocities by Claire Berlinski, who, as … Continue reading

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While The World Continues Without Me…

Wonderful, magical bits of protest have been happening this week. Like the university, (have lost my note with the name of it- if anyone can fill it in for me, that’d be swell) where the graduating class largely turned their … Continue reading

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Kadiköy protest 8 p.m.

So there I was, sitting on my balcony having an after work treat of a glass of ice cold white wine with sliced cherry and apricot “ice cubes” in it, relaxing with a book when the sound of the crowds … 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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The Protests after 1 Month

If I’ve been quiet lately it’s largely due to the fact that I’ve reduced my involvement somewhat, on the grounds that folks are being arrested in greater and greater numbers. In fact, this week the police force was issued new … Continue reading

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