Oh My Oh My: Turkish "Marginal Alcoholic Looters" Dance, Sing and Otherwise Show How to Protest With Grace

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Abby Zimet

With Turkey's Prime Minister Erdoğan taking a hard line on the growing number of street protesters, they have responded with unprecedented grace, humor, stamina and creativity - making music, dancing in the streets, raising a glass, forging gas masks from soda bottles and bras, turning his insults into rallying cries and creating unlikely symbols of rebellion - penguins?! - from his media obfuscations. A personal account here. Al Jazeera has ongoing coverage here. Inspiring.

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