Thingish Things

Send Nevin Yildirim to Albany

Two striking stories of sexual abuse in the news: One springs from Albany, N.Y. The other from 5,000 miles away, in Turkey’s remote Yalvac district. Rural Yalvac covers 550 square miles with a population about the size of Levittown or White Plains. So what could have happened in a Yalvac, Turkey that would make international […]

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Shelly Silver Has to Go

Pay close attention to the deafening silence coming out of Albany legislators right now. It tells you everything you need to know about the reality of politics. It shows how power trumps the rights of victims. And it demonstrates the appalling lack of courage in electoral politics today. It’s been over a week since we […]

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