Cleaning Istanbul for the white Turks

The movie Wonderland (2013) by Halil Altindere shows a rappers’ protest against the government’s urban transformation project and gentrification in Sulukule, threatening its cultural heritage and destroying inhabitants’ lives. The movie was on view in ‎MoMAPS1‬ in New York.

Since several years … Read the rest

TTIP or not


Europe and America are set to sign a secret treaty called ‪TTIP‬ that will severely damage our quality of life. We would all vote against it, were it not that we are disallowed from doing so … Since there … Read the rest

Brussels, city in transition

IMG_9283Brussels, until recently the flaking and run-down Belgian capital, became a small metropolis over the past 20 years. The demographics changed so radically here that according to recent research only 32.1% of the Brussels population still has (deep) Belgian Read the rest

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