Where the failings of Turkey's democratic functioning have become as common as the failings of its coal mines, neither can be dismissed as mere occupational hazards. Both are pathological dysfunctions in need of immediate repair.
The recent mining tragedy in Turkey has cost hundreds of lives, and the death toll is rising by every hour. This is everything but an ordinary accident. Death is not in the nature of the job, but it is the result of decisions conveniently not taken.
News that the Pentagon is sending its military back into Somalia, after 20 years, shows that America is still missing the point on the Horn of Africa when it comes to preventing violence. Has the Defense Department learned that little in its many misadventures on the African continent?
We knew that we couldn't follow through on our promise of delivering the freshest water if we weren't doing our part to help those in need. Eight-hundred million people don't have access to clean water. That's 1 in 9 people on Earth.
Here is my personal rolodex of a few local beauty secrets, each where I have been a loyal client for many years. I hope you love them as much as I do and that I'll still be able to get an appointment now that the word is out.
The enormous, light-filled, multi-level warehouse has a lot to offer: there's the Probat roaster in the front, and the back has a large poured-concrete oval bar, with two sides that will be able to caffeinate your sleepy self.