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Radical Philosophy: Smells like Gezi spirit – Democratic sensibilities and carnivalesque politics in Turkey – Meyda Yeğenoğlu


A small protest in Istanbul, which began by aiming to protect the urban greenery, was rapidly turned into a full-blown nationwide resistance. The protests should be regarded as the most important outcry of the Turkish people since the 1980 coup, and herald a new period in the history of Turkey. But it would be a mistake to try to understand [...] → Read the full article…