And start slitting metaphorical throats yet? If this story is true, and if it gets any traction, we should be. What is it going to take for we complacent, complicit children of privilege to take to the streets? Our brothers and sisters in Taksim Square and Tahrir Square have shown us how to do it. Are we ready to stop admiring and applauding them from a distance, and follow them into the streets? I’m ready if you are. If you aren’t outraged, at least a little bit, you simply aren’t paying attention.
- Hallucination of a Revolution in Turkey: Tahrir or Taksim? (worldbulletin.net)
- The Events in Turkey: A Virtual Theme Issue for Background (societyandspace.com)
- In Istanbul’s Taksim Square, an Achilles’ Heel – NYTimes.com (nommimarlik.wordpress.com)