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Behind Occupy Taksim Square
Capital and conflict in Turkey
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Nazim Hikmet.

The Taksim Square occupation movement in Turkey makes explicit the structural contradiction between the ruling elites with their neoliberal leanings and the aspirations of the common people. This was foreseen in the 1950s and the 1960s by Nazim Hikmet, arguably Turkey's greatest modern poet. By RAZA NAEEM


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