Stop the Presses!

by John Feffer Imagine that Donald Trump wins the presidency. Then, as he has done throughout his career, he goes after his enemies. He purges the Republican Party of everyone who refused to support him. He initiates criminal proceedings against… Continue Reading  

Playing Poker with One Card

by Payman Shamsian The number of registered refugees in Turkey has exceeded three million, which makes it the largest sanctuary in the world. This number is terrifying, not only for human rights organizations or Turkey’s government, but also for European leaders.… Continue Reading  

Europe: Go Big or Go Home

by John Feffer Europe has a deal on the table to address the current refugee crisis. This week, European leaders are gathering to discuss the particulars. Although the rough outline has already come under some withering criticism for being incompatible… Continue Reading  

Erdogan: The Savior-Turned-Destroyer of Turkish Democracy

by Derek Davison Turkey’s political landscape wasn’t supposed to look like this. When Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) won almost two-thirds of the seats in Turkey’s Grand National Assembly in 2002, it looked like a positive sign… Continue Reading