Joker – Masterpiece or Danger? Based on the Biopsychosocial Model

As much as the individual’s own character and genetic predisposition, his/her family, the society he/she lives in and the media have so much impact on his/her decisions that as an individual, we have potential to be a criminal just like Joker. Oh, you’ll say it’s not that easy. So, why was that easy...

Water Wars of Turkey, Opposing the Heritage of a Sultan

There has been “water wars” in Turkey recently. But this war is not the kind that we see in science fiction movies which are due to the global warming. A company affiliated to Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality ‘Hamidiye Water’, while it had been used in many governmental institutions, banks and...

IPI analysis: Turkey judicial reform proposals fall far short of needed change

Proposed legislative changes presented yesterday in Turkey’s Parliament as part of a long-awaited Judicial Reform Strategy (JRS) are inadequate to protect journalists’ rights, the International Press Institute (IPI) said. The initial package, first shared by the Justice Ministry with political parties on September 23...

14 year old author’s book: “The World of Captives”

Fırat Özdemir, a 14-year-old high school student from Batman, wrote about humanity in captivity and said, “people are not free, but they can be comfortable. We are trying to comfort ourselves by thinking, by transcribing what we think.” 14-year-old Fırat Özdemir, the author of the book The World of Captives ...

Fathers who Give Bath to Their Children

For the last three weeks, I have written about the place of women and how our misperceptions govern us about women. Exactly at this point, a few famed (!) persons in Turkey gave some statements one after another about what I have been discussing for a while.  One said, ‘The urban woman does not care for the child, she...

The Question After the Istanbul Earthquake: Earthquake Emergency Assembly Areas

Today, the earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 moment in the afternoon off the Silivri district of Istanbul in the Marmara Sea brought the risk of earthquakes to our agenda again. One of the most controversial issues about the possible major İstanbul earthquake that has been discussed for years, is the assembly areas…...

DISK-Ar: Unemployment Increased by 1 Million, Employment Dropped by 770.000

According to data from September 2019 Unemployment and Employment Report carried out by the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions Research Center (DİSK-AR); broadly described unemployment for the past June has increased to 6 million 988 thousand people compared to 5 million 952 thousand people last year June. DİSK...

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