Ronnie Margulies


Ronnie Margulies lives in London and co-edits a monthly newsletter on Turkey.

Articles by this Author
Turkey and the European Union

There are three kinds of people in Turkey who most look forward to the country’s membership of the European Union. The first group, most obviously, comprises big businesses -- “Istanbul” capital as opposed to small and medium...

The Political Uses of Islam in Turkey

For the past several years, the Turkish press has seemed obsessed with irtica, a word of Arabic origin meaning religious reaction and obscurantism. The media has reported incident after incident in which hoca and imam...

Trade Unions and Turkey's Working Class

The emergence of the working class as a force on Turkey’s political scene is essentially a phenomenon of the years since World War II. The organized expression of this class, trade unions, also made their appearance in these years. Both...