We are hungry

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açız

This photo has been shared by CHP (Turkey’s biggest opposition party in parliament) Istanbul deputy Aykut Erdogdu at his twitter account yesterday. Old woman and his son who are in the middle of the traffic road in Besiktas, Istanbul are trying to express themselves. The written in cardboard at woman hand “Açız” is meaning “we are hungry”

The year of 2015

Turkey’s population is 74 million
46 million people live under the poverty line
14 million people live under the hunger threshold

Briefly, while 60 million people are living in poverty and struggling with hunger, 14-15 million people are living in prosperity.

The president of republic Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s rightist party AKP has been running the country for last 12 years and 12 years earlier the figures were as follows.

The year of 2003

Turkey’s population was 67 million
19 million people were living under the poverty line
1 million…

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3 thoughts on “We are hungry

  1. sojourner

    Very pathetic, and as you know, nothing will be changed by an election.

    It is the same everywhere, until the people finally get tired of being destroyed in this manner, and raise up and tear this system down, anything that is changed will only benefit the wealthy minority in power.

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    1. newsfortherevolution Post author

      The names change, but the policies remain the same. Although I must say, and I mentioned this the other day, I’m seeing a growing number of people online who are expressing a complete dissatisfaction with the current system. It is getting more and more difficult to turn a blind eye to the corruption and obvious inequality. Who knows where this will lead, but it is a very positive sign.

      These days I’m trying to be positive 😉 It’s not easy, but there’s already enough negativity in the world

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