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The Rebellion of the Bosphorus and the Anger of the Palace

While we do not know where and when the mass movements will explode, the deepening contradictions are the signal flare of future revolts. Such as Turkey, a country with deep democratic and economic problems, this possibility is always on the table. The resistance of the university students and lecturers against the appointment of the trustee rector Melih Bulu to Boğaziçi University by Erdogan has created such a nightmare fear. After the Gezi uprising, the mass movement was largely with drawn, until the Metal storm… Automotive and metal industry workers in Bursa carried out a tremendous mass mobilization. Now, the struggle that started around Boğaziçi University has the potential to spread in someways. This resistance is also a sign that even small sparks have the potential to expand rapidly. Millions ready to say “enough” to the knife in the bone await their own vanguard and struggle. The decisive and legitimate struggle of a handful of miners and their pioneers whoresisted for months in Soma resulted in gains. However, it is a fact that if these struggles are a river and do not flow together, it will fade over time. …

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The Looting, The Lies, and The Collapse

According to the economy minister, Albayrak (Erdogan’s groom), “everything is fine” in the economy. He was not keeping the exchange rate on purpose! However, TL continues to lose value every time he speaks. The dollar is based on 9TL and the Euro on 10TL! So we get poorer while he …

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WHAT DO THEY DO IN LIBIA!

The justification for the intervention of the Palace regime to Libia was the establishment of balance and peace in Libia. The Government of National Reconciliation (a predominantly Muslim Brotherhood government), which is tucked into a narrow area, with Turkey’s military operation broke the siege and seized several strategic goals. In …

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SOCIALISTS AND ISLAM

It is a mistake to consider Islam only metaphysically or to think that it consists of what is written in the Qur’an. Therefore, as in all cases, Islam should be handled within its historicity, social and political dimensions. The subject of this article is not the historical position and development …

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REMEMBER SYRIA AFTER YEARS!

June 15, 2019 The Syrian problem was experienced as a problem in the left circles, with some exceptions, apparently, everyone was concerned, but in reality, no one was concerned! So it was forgotten with the calm down of the events! The problem is often tried to be explained with an …

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“Hundred Years of Loneliness”

Kurds are one of the oldest peoples of the Middle East. According to various estimates, 20-30 million Kurds live in divided Kurdistan territory today. Kurdistan is a region of high economic value, with very rich oil resources, important crossings, and water resources. Kurds in Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Syria, as well …

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PERMANENT REVOLUTION IN TURKEY

Historical Background: Political Revolution without Mass; “From Above” Social Revolution and After! .. Turkey lived two bourgeois revolutions, the first one was during the Ottoman period (1908), and the second was during the Independence War and the period after it (1919 and 1923). Although the first of these revolutions struggled …

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“OUR” AZERBAIJAN PROBLEM!

Turkey’s regime, while going one step back in the Eastern Mediterranean problem, due to the increasing pressures became involved in the problems of Azerbaijan with a new move. Although it is claimed otherwise, it is obvious that there is something beyond diplomatic, political, and military support. In fact, Turkey in …

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TURKEY: A NEW REGIME

1. Apart from some breaks and transition periods and the September 12th “military dictatorship”, the history of the Republic of Turkey (TC) can be read as a history of “Bonapartism”. Turkey’s historical journey started with the “constituent” Bonapartism (single-party era) as the political expression of the social domination of the …

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ON CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY SLOGAN

Developing the Demand for the Constituent Assembly as a Program Item This document was written in 2017 to intervene in a discussion in UIT –Turkey section, on wrong using the CA slogan 1-The constituent assembly is a “bourgeois-democratic” demand on its own. If this demand is adopted by a wide …

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