Turkish Spring

June 1, 1000 hrs CET Dear people, Tonight, Turkey didn’t sleep. Turkey made revolution. This is how it started. A small group of thoughtful, committed citizens camped out in the last green space of the city centre to save it from being sold out. Two nights in a row, authorities sent in the police to […] Continue reading

Istanbul Rising

May 31. Dear people, This morning in Istanbul, police have again brutally dispersed peaceful protesters who came to claim their park. There have been skirmishes throughout the day, with tear gas and water cannons being used against protesters. An unspecified number of people have been wounded. One girl was reportedly killed by a tear gas […] Continue reading

Summer Picknick

The Monsanto March added a touch of global that had been missing in this #GlobalMay. On Facebook, an appointment was already launched for 2014, but for many people it wasn’t soon enough. A new march has now been planned for as early as October. In Istanbul protesters gathered near Taksim Square yesterday to demonstrate against […] Continue reading

Domino Theory

Madrid, May 28 Dear people, It got completely out of hand. Six weeks ago, someone launched an idea. Then Facebook groups popped up like mushrooms. The thing went viral. And last Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people marched, all over the planet, against Monsanto Corporation. From deep down in the bunker, the event was broadcast […] Continue reading