Habibi Kiosk – Dies Das: Wie geht politische Vielfalt?

Tuncay Acar hat mit mir im Habibi Kiosk der Münchner Kammerspiele über die politische Teilhabe von migrantischstämmigen Menschen in Deutschland und speziell in München gesprochen. Das ganze Programm: https://vimeo.com/641626518 oder auch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgzE9uzQYjk und auch auf facebook … Tuncay Acars Blog: triptown.de

German elections and Turkey Part 3: German-Turkish/Kurdish MPs

DuvarEnglish article about the the elected German MPs with a background in Turkey Abstract: The elections on September 26 were won by the SPD (25.7%), just ahead of the CDU (24.1%). The Greens, who were considered possible winners just months ago, came in at only 14.8%, followed by the FDP (11.5) and the AfD (10.3%). Read More …

Intervista sulle elezioni in Germania (24.9.21)

Intervista di Mariano Giustino, corrispondente di Radio Radicale in Turchia, sulle elezioni in Germania di domenica 26 settembre in riferimento alle relazioni Ankara-Berlino; sull’impatto che avranno nelle relazioni Germania-Turchia; sulla percezione della Turchia in Germania e sulle posizioni dei vari partiti politici nei confronti del governo turco e sulla comunità di origine turca e curda. Read More …

German elections and Turkey Part 2: Migration and German-Turks (22.9.21)

DuvarEnglish article on the elections in Germany on 26 September 2021 and what role migration and German-Turks play … Abstract: In the next German parliament, at least 20 MPs will have a background in Turkey, the highest number ever. All democratic parties, including the conservative ones, will send German-Turks to the Bundestag, in total 5 Read More …

German elections and Turkey – Part 1: What do the party programs say?

DuvarEnglish article (6 Sept. 2021) on the upcoming elections in Germany … Abstract: Turkey plays virtually no role in the campaigns of the political parties prior to the Sept. 26 election in Germany. Nevertheless, the election result will also have a major impact on German-Turkish relations, as a continuation of the current coalition is practically Read More …

Wowereit and Black Wolf (24.8.2021)

DuvarEnglish article about societal change driven by individuals both in Germany and Turkey. Abstract: Although homosexuality is not illegal in Turkey, it is not widely accepted, as was the case in Western Europe until recently. In Germany, it took a 2001 mayor in Berlin to advance recognition. In Turkey, this role could fall to a Read More …

The center is far right (10.8.21)

DuvarEnglish article on the government and the opposition … Abstract: In Turkey and abroad, the criticism focuses on the government and President Erdoğan. This portrays the opposition in a more democratic light. Something for which there is little substance. Most opposition parties rally with the government at the far right of the political spectrum. Full Read More …

Consumption and crisis (27.7.21)

Article for DuvarEnglish, abstract: Domestic tourism boomed during the bayram week. Hotels, beaches, resorts, shopping centers, were all full. All this during an economic crisis between a third and fourth wave of the pandemic? However, this form of consumption is not a good economic indicator, but distracts from the economic problems most Turks have been Read More …

Intervista: Dissidenti turchi in Germania (RadioRadicale, 27.7.21)

Intervista dal correspondente di Radio Radicale in Turchia, Mariano Giustino, con me sulla situazione di dissidenti turchi in Germania. I dissidenti turchi sono in pericolo in Turchia e ovunque, non sono al sicuro da nessuna parte. Il 7 luglio scorso Erk Acarer, un giornalista turco, è stato aggredito nel cortile di casa sua a Berlino. Read More …