Curating Turkey? or Consuming a ‘Cool Istanbul’

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IMECE- Toplumun Şehircilik Hareketi artık ‘Müşterekler’ içinde

İstanbul’da İmece-Toplum için şehircilik hareketi, GDA- Göçmen Dayanışma Ağı, Ekoloji Kolektifi Derneği gibi grupların artık Müşterekler adı altında bir araya geldiğini biliyor muydunuz? İstanbul için ‘urban commons’ tartışma zamanı!

Amsterdam to create ‘scum villages’: “Put all the trash together.”

Geert Wilders, the leader of a populist Dutch Right-wing party

The new right-wing governmentality suggests a concentration camp-like solution for the ‘persistent troublemakers’. Does it refer to the criminalization of a certain class or the high class troublemakers will also be forced to leave their highly gentrified neighborhoods? An easy way of naming human beings as ‘trash’ just because they are considered non-productive in terms of the violent capitalism? An easy way to exile the lower classes that reside in inner city to be able to gentrify what remains from them?