Revolt spreads in Turkey

By YASIN KAYA — ANKARA — “This is just the beginning, the struggle will continue!” This is the slogan now echoing through the streets and parks of Istanbul, Ankara, and many other Turkish cities. As we reported in last month’s Socialist Action, the anti-government riot that was a response to the police brutality against those protesting…

Turkey in revolt!

By YASIN KAYA — A first-hand report from ISTANBUL, special to Socialist Action. — Since May 31, Turkey has been the scene of a popular uprising. As of June 5, numerous protests have spread across 77 of the 81 major provincial cities. More than a million people protested in the streets of Istanbul, and hundreds of thousands in…