Posted by: bluesyemre | June 15, 2013

#direngeziseninleyiz How Turks Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Tear Gas by Ozan Varol

  • History has prominent examples that demonstrate the power of non-violent resistance against government repression. The movements led by Martin Luther King, Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, and others like them come to mind. The non-violent protests that are now in their third week in cities across Turkey add a rare ingredient to the mix: humor. The Turks are in the process of crafting an unlikely historical story that exemplifies how the power of humor and innovation can be effectively harnessed against government repression and abuse. Here is a five-step guide to how Turks stopped worrying and learned to love tear gas.

http://j.mp/ZRcgUr


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