Below is a "Call for Solidarity Actions" in response to the repression of academics, and academic freedoms, in Turkey under Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's dictatorship-in-formation. Also, see below for additional resources.
The first court hearings start on December 5, 2017, at 9:00 pm in İstanbul Çağlayan Justice Palace
"We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings."
In the aftermath of Charlottesville, President Trump repeatedly asserted that the violence that had led to the death of Heather Heyer had come from “many sides.” Against the obstinate repetition of this lie, even Republicans finally seemed to abandon their champion in shock.
Women’s History Month is giving way to a springtime of global protests. On the 106th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York City, which helped spur the growth of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, we acknowledge those who gathered together just a few blocks away from the site of that labor, and human, tragedy for the March 8th 2017 International Women’s Strike.
"[T]he definition of alternatives is the supreme instrument of power."