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What Lies After the Turkey Referendum

With two days left until the constitutional referendum vote in Turkey on April 16th, there are still a myriad of potential scenarios and outcomes. Regardless of the result of the vote, the left will be tasked to navigate a post-referendum political climate, with both considerable possibilities and challenges.

Turkey’s Referendum and its Aftermath

Only a few days are left before Turkey’s April 16th constitutional referendum on the transition to an authoritarian presidential system. Those who thought that the referendum would be a piece of cake for the government given the countrywide state of emergency were proven wrong.

The Road Ahead for Turkey: Approaching the Last Exit?

The aftermath of the coup and Erdogan’s management of the situation on the night of the attempt, have presented him with a blank check to use and further expand the police state that he had already created two years ago. On the eve of a constitutional referendum, the opposition in Turkey is quickly approaching what could be its last window of opportunity, for the foreseeable future, to push for democratization.

Bolivia After the Referendum: Evo Morales loses bid for fourth term

This past February 21st, Evo Morales, who has served as the Bolivian president since 2006, lost a national referendum which would have allowed him a fourth consecutive term. Morales had sought to change the Bolivian constitution in order to stand for re-election in the 2020 elections, opening the possibility for him to be president for 18 years in a row.

What Lies After the Turkey Referendum

With two days left until the constitutional referendum vote in Turkey on April 16th, there are still a myriad of potential scenarios and outcomes. Regardless of the result of the vote, the left will be tasked to navigate a post-referendum political climate, with both considerable possibilities and challenges.

Turkey’s Referendum and its Aftermath

Only a few days are left before Turkey’s April 16th constitutional referendum on the transition to an authoritarian presidential system. Those who thought that the referendum would be a piece of cake for the government given the countrywide state of emergency were proven wrong.

The Road Ahead for Turkey: Approaching the Last Exit?

The aftermath of the coup and Erdogan’s management of the situation on the night of the attempt, have presented him with a blank check to use and further expand the police state that he had already created two years ago. On the eve of a constitutional referendum, the opposition in Turkey is quickly approaching what could be its last window of opportunity, for the foreseeable future, to push for democratization.

Bolivia After the Referendum: Evo Morales loses bid for fourth term

This past February 21st, Evo Morales, who has served as the Bolivian president since 2006, lost a national referendum which would have allowed him a fourth consecutive term. Morales had sought to change the Bolivian constitution in order to stand for re-election in the 2020 elections, opening the possibility for him to be president for 18 years in a row.