The Women’s Movement in Turkey
Ecehan Balta of the socialist collective Başlangıç Kolektifi speaks about socialism, the women’s movement and the International Women’s Strike.
Amelia RoblesFebruary 28, 2018
Turkey launches ground operation in Syria
Although Turkish army claims to be fighting ISIS to legitimize the invasion, its real objective is to stop the advance of Kurdish militia, the only progressive force on the ground.
Mehmet YılmazAugust 25, 2016
Failed Coup: A Springboard to Bonapartism
On July 15, the world watched as an attempted military coup against President Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) took place in Turkey. The putschists’ eventual surrender does not in any way signify an end to the permanent crisis of Erdoğan regime.
Baran SerhadAugust 9, 2016
Erdoğan Declares State of Emergency
Following last week's attempted coup, Turkish President Erdoğan declared a three-month state of emergency, signaling the real “coup” against workers' and people's freedoms.
Mehmet YılmazJuly 21, 2016
No to the coup, no to the AKP!
The Islamist AKP government under President Erdoğan will use the attempted military coup as an opportunity to recover its tarnished image, and to install an authoritarian presidential system.
Mehmet YılmazJuly 17, 2016
Turkey Hit Again by Attacks
The recent airport attack in Istanbul is the eleventh attack since mid-2015. At the same time, the Erdogan government has redoubled repression throughout the country and heightened the war against the Kurdish population.
Barış YıldırımJune 29, 2016
What’s Next After the AKP’s Bloody Electoral Victory?
After the newly called elections, there is an atmosphere of defeat. The AKP managed to win the elections after an intense campaign of violence. A new wave of neoliberal offensives awaits at the door, with Erdogan only promising war and barbarity. But in the end, class struggle will decide the future.
Baran SerhadNovember 13, 2015