Monday, June 03, 2013
Protests in Turkey: Will Taksim Become Erdogan's Tahrir Square? | TIME.com: The conflict turns the tables on many of our preconceived notions. Poverty is not an issue, the Turkish economy is roaring along. The government is not unpopular as Erdogan wins free elections. The pattern we are used to is seeing in Arab countries is that dictators face protests, not democratically elected leaders that run the economy well.