Tag: protests

Emerging Markets: Turkey Loses its Shine

Emerging Markets: Turkey Loses its Shine

What is the current state of the ‘Turkish Miracle’ and how will the recent Gezi Park protests affect Turkey’s political and economic development?

The Istanbul Gas Festival

The Istanbul Gas Festival

What to make of the recent escalation of protests in Turkey? Beginning as an attempt to prevent the bulldozing of a park (to make way for a shopping mall) in Istanbul’s central Taksim square, civil unrest has spread throughout the country; as Jay Cassano writes, Solidarity protests have spread organically to other cities, mostly as […]