Voters in Istanbul on 23 June struck a big blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the authoritarian leader of Turkey, amid a deepening economic crisis. This is the first time in Erdogan’s 17-year rule that […]
Turkey held snap elections on 24 June, out of which the ruling AKP and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arose seemingly triumphant. But at the heart of Erdoğan’s decision to call an earlier vote was his […]
Below is the translation of an interview first published on www.sozialismus.info, the website of the SAV (German section of the CWI).
General elections in Turkey, originally scheduled for November 2019, are taking place on June 24. These will consist of both parliamentary and presidential contests, held together.
“If democracy is to be successfully fostered across the Muslim world, especially in Arab countries, it is vital to encourage this Turkish exemplar.” Fourteen years ago, these were the words of ‘The Economist’, referring to […]
On Sunday 16 April, Turkey went through the most controversial and questionable referendum in its history. The constitutional amendments which were to give President Erdogan dictatorial powers, including the authority to dissolve the parliament, were […]
Vote ‘NO’ gains momentumIf the referendum called by the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government results in a ‘NO’ (‘HAYIR’) vote, on 16 April, it will be a massive blow to the regime and a […]
United workers’ struggle only antidote against Erdoğan’s rule
Urgent appeal to demand their immediate release
CWI Summer School: Economic instability, inter-imperialist tensions, workers struggles’ and political earthquakes
Report of the discussion on world perspectives at the recent CWI Summer School