A lot of journalists and other liberal professionals were made redundant during the pandemic. I was one – and discovered that it was a mixed blessing.
Worried that the four-day bayram-in-lockdown may deliver the final blow to your marriage already strained by Covid-19 curfews? Here are my tips!
Caught between fear and authoritarianism, many Turks wonder whether it is time to leave Turkey.
“When you enter a refugee family’s home, you immediately understand what their future plans are,” said Sinan Kılıç, a photographer who has been working on documentaries of refugees and migrants for the last five years
The interpretation by Ant Aksan focuses on the futility of the revolution and the continuity of repression: The actress, Ayşegül Sünetçioğlu – mad, outraged, dangerous –knows that torture has not been abolished and that the same enemies of 1793--war profiteers, religious bigots, and capitalist overlords--also prosper in 1808. The audience is reminded that much holds true over time.READ MORE
For the sake of my youthful love of the writer Pınar Kür, I will forget that her last book “Sadık Bey” – written after a silence of ten years – exists. If anybody asks, I have never read it and I still think of Kür as the brilliant creator of/writer for angry young women, not impotent old men.READ MORE