[Marxism] Top ten 2013: A report from Turkey - A taste of Tahrir at Taksim
En Passant with John Passant
en.passant at bigpond.com
Sat Dec 28 21:05:53 MST 2013
Turkey erupted mid-year with struggles against the Islamist Erdogan government. They have broken out again recently over corruption.
This is a link to my re-posting of a Turkish comrade's report on the mid-year demonstrations.
This is not yet Tahrir. But demonstrations on the two continents of Istanbul, Asia and Europe at three in the morning, that is decidedly unusual and gives one a taste of Tahrir. This is not yet a revolution, but it is not only tear gas that marks the air in Istanbul. It is also a scent of revolutionary aspirations.
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