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Friday, December 15, 2017

protest Tag

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The New Sultan of Turkey

18:22 03 March in 2015 March-April, Politics, World
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Former Prime Minister—now President—Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist Party are more powerful than ever. Is the nation’s democracy under siege? By Yigal Schleifer [dropcap]A[/dropcap]diminutive 63-year-old with dyed blond hair and a raspy smoker’s cough, Mücella Yapici hardly fits the profile of a criminal mastermind. But Turkish judicial...

Let My People Vote!

13:10 16 February in Latest, Politics
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By Steven Philp Egypt may lack a president, but it is not bereft of direction. Meeting two primary demands of pro-democracy protestors, Egyptian military leaders have dissolved the parliament, suspended the constitution and set a schedule for drafting a new one ahead of September elections. As...

The Limits of Political Protest

17:15 11 November in Latest, Politics
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By Doni Kandel In 21st century American culture, political correctness has become a mainstay of the national discourse.  While the idea of political correctness is honorable, the practical implications of its virtue are tainted by political interests and subjectivity.   While the battle over what is...