Turkey’s Floundering Democracy: Is There A Future For Erdogan’s Government?

“The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst” – David Hume Political troubles have been brewing in Turkey since last Tuesday when a series of arrests of high-profile public officials linked to a wide-scale corruption scandal began. Amongst those arrested include police officers, leading businessmen, the head of the Turkish state bank, … More Turkey’s Floundering Democracy: Is There A Future For Erdogan’s Government?

The Young Turks and Media Empowerment: Observations

“Freedom of the press is the mortar that binds together the bricks of democracy” – Shashi Tharoor, UN Diplomat and Rights Advocate On Friday, the 31st of May, crowds gathered in the historic Taksim Square, in Istanbul, Turkey, to protest peacefully against plans to construct a commercial centre in Gezi Park, one of the few … More The Young Turks and Media Empowerment: Observations