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Beyond the #OccupyGezi hashtag in one Turkish-American household


Slowly, American folks around us have started to tune in to what is happening in Turkey. Some have caught on to this on Twitter via the hashtag #OccupyGezi, referring to the Occupy Movement in Istanbul’s Gezi Park, which was at … Continue reading

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Karagöz hoots at the statement “I’ve been better”


Karagöz is literally dancing and rolling around the living room. He is hooting and hollering with gut-splitting guffaws the likes I have never seen before. And I am mad as hell. Karagöz has been listening in on a phone call … Continue reading

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