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Of foxes and fur shops: Karagöz negates Ataturk’s brilliant negociating lesson


When I last left you, M. and I were sitting in a frigid car dealership in the process of buying a new car.  M. was in the throes of channeling his great Uncle M., the silent and deadly Montenegran refugee … Continue reading

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Turkish tough-guy meets comb-over car salesman


Yesterday, the puppets and I celebrated International Women’s Day – focusing on women’s empowerment and how said empowerment can impact hunger and poverty.  I had good talks with my students about that…and I also introduced my students to the fact … Continue reading

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