5 September | Relations between the United States and Turkey are at a low point. While Trump’s “America first” policy slows down the Turkish bourgeoisie’s drive for independence as a regional power, Turkish (...)
Baran SerhadYunus Özgür
25 March | Students at the Boğaziçi University in Istanbul were protesting against an action by Islamist students in support of the Turkish army's war in Afrin. Now, the protestors have been arrested by (...)
28 February | Ecehan Balta of the socialist collective Başlangıç Kolektifi speaks about socialism, the women’s movement and the International Women’s Strike.
Amelia RoblesEcehan Balta
26 February | Left Voice interviews Turkish environmentalist, Zafer Ülger.
Amelia RoblesZafer Ülger
2 February | The Turkish Armed Forces -supported by Free Syrian Army groups- have started an air and land offensive on the predominantly Kurdish town of Afrin in Northern Syria, from multiple fronts at the (...)
17 August 2017 | This morning at 6 AM, ten heavily armed special forces of German police executed a search warrant in Munich in an investigation over a picture of a flag of the Kurdish militia YPG posted on a (...)
15 April 2017 | With two days left until the constitutional referendum vote in Turkey on April 16th, there are still a myriad of potential scenarios and outcomes. Regardless of the result of the vote, the left (...)
12 April 2017 | Those who thought that the referendum would be a piece of cake for the government given the countrywide state of emergency were proven wrong.
23 January 2017 | On the eve of a constitutional referendum, the opposition in Turkey is quickly approaching what could be its last window of opportunity to push for democratization.
6 January 2017 | Turkey may hold a referendum on the transition to an authoritarian presidential system as soon as late March; however, Erdoğan’s Bonapartist shift does not herald stability for the ruling class, (...)
Barış YıldırımFoti Benlisoy
30 November 2016 | The rise of the so-called illiberal democracies is the continuity of neoliberalism.
14 September 2016 | The shifting alliances and the overlapping of multiple ethnic, religious, geopolitical and social conflicts that characterize the civil war in Syria seem to defy the basic premise of any war— the (...)
25 August 2016 | Although Turkish army claims to be fighting ISIS to legitimize the invasion, its real objective is to stop the advance of Kurdish militia, the only progressive force on the (...)
9 August 2016 | On July 15, the world watched as an attempted military coup against President Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) took place in Turkey. The putschists’ eventual (...)
23 July 2016 | Erdoğan has used the coup as an excuse for a drastic authoritarian turn. We interviewed Yunus Özgür, a young Turkish student who currently lives in Germany.
21 July 2016 | Following last week's attempted coup, Turkish President Erdoğan declared a three-month state of emergency, signaling the real “coup” against workers' and people's (...)
Klasse Gegen KlasseLaIzquierdaDiario.es
17 July 2016 | The Islamist AKP government under President Erdoğan will use the attempted military coup as an opportunity to recover its tarnished image, and to install an authoritarian presidential (...)
29 June 2016 | The recent airport attack in Istanbul is the eleventh attack since mid-2015. At the same time, the Erdogan government has redoubled repression throughout the country and heightened the war (...)
28 December 2015 | The situation in Northern Kurdistan continues to escalate: the Kurdish cities are under military siege. The Turkish state murders to seize control. The Kurdish youth however resists heroically. (...)
Baran SerhadSuphi Toprak
11 December 2015 | The 37th Anniversary of the founding congress of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) took place recently in Turkey. On November 27, 1978, the party’s founding resolution emerged at a secret meeting (...)
Suphi ToprakBaran Serhad
13 November 2015 | After the newly called elections, there is an atmosphere of defeat. The AKP managed to win the elections after an intense campaign of violence. A new wave of neoliberal offensives awaits at the (...)