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America’s Reluctant Racists: Are the Media & Donald Trump to Blame?



Donald Trump, Photo by Gage Skidmore

Angela Carson, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 16:37 p.m. EDT, 1 September 2015 UNITED STATES – In my heart I’ve always wanted to believe that racists are simply radicals who comprise a very small percentage of the population back in my native U.S.A. Sadly, that hope has been increasingly hard to hold onto over the years […]

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Two Months Past the Elections, Turkey Still Does Not Have a New Government



Protesters shout slogans as they march during a protest against Turkey's government in Ankara October 8, 2011. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

Elvan Katmer, Turkey Correspondent Last Modified: 16:35 p.m. EDT, 27 August 2015 ANKARA, Turkey – On June 7, 2015 Turkey went through general elections for a new government. The ruling party, Justice and Development Party (AKP), main opposition party Republican People’s Party (CHP), Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) and People’s Democratic Party (HDP) passed the10 percent […]

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Turkey: Top 5 Reasons for the AK PARTİ Failure



AKP Lawmakers Fight in Parliament, Photo AP - Burhan Ozbilliicj

Elvan Katmer, Turkey Correspondent Last Modified: 16:20 p.m. EDT, 30 July 2015 ANKARA, Turkey – In the previous analysis of the recent elections in Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s was largely to blame for the failure of the AK PARTİ or AKP party to maintain its majority control of parliament.  There have been many elements affecting […]

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Citizens of Turkey Put a Halt to Erdoğan’s Ascent



Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party, during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara February 1, 2011. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak should listen to the demands of his people, Erdogan said on Tuesday, as mass protests continued in Cairo against Mubarak's rule. REUTERS/Stringer (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS)

Elvan Katmer, Turkey Correspondent Last Modified: 01:33 a.m. EDT, 14 July 2015 ANKARA, Turkey – For the past 13 years, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party, also known as “JDP or AK in English and AK PARTİ or AKP” party had always won a majority in every Turkish election. Erdoğan initially won a historical […]

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Civil Rights in America, a New but Old Debate. Meet My Grandfather, Julius W. Robertson, Atty.



Supreme Court of the United States, Photo by Brandon Kopp

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:46 PM EDT, 05 July 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – Among Attorney Julius W. Robertson many talents as an author, civil rights activist and lawyer, he was also the lead attorney on the case of Sarah Keys v. Carolina Coach Company, and he is my maternal grandfather. I believe that his […]

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