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A Fading Future in Istanbul – Palladium

Image credit: Emir Eğricesu/Street musician in Istanbul, Turkey The neighborhood of Çengelköy (pronounced: Chengel-koy) is nestled in Istanbul on the Asian shore of the Bosphorus. Its streets are steep climbs, and a perilous journey for the uninitiated driver. It’s a place where the nightlife is lively but sober. The nouveau riche couples and families of …

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‘The Era of People Like You Is Over’: How Turkey Purged Its Intellectuals – The New York Times

For more than a century, one school of political science dominated the education of Turkey’s governing class — until the Erdogan regime set about destroying it. ‘The Era of People Like You Is Over’: How Turkey Purged Its Intellectuals For more than a century, one school of political science dominated the education of Turkey’s governing …

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