The Modern Reality of Istanbul’s Urban Chaos
Istanbul is a labyrinth of apartment blocks with limited green space for millions of its residents.
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“Today’s Turkey is a place where about half of the population is utterly dismayed by the state of affairs, while the other half couldn’t be more thrilled.”
An inverse relationship between the price of a drink and Turkey’s stability.
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I felt my mom’s grip tighten around my hand as dozens surged across the Rio Grande, the water waist-high. Adults held children in their arms or carried them in rebozos across their backs. We watched as the Border Patrol agents caught and detained some people while dozens more ran past.
In Hindi, you don’t say ‘sorry;’ you ask for forgiveness. So, growing up, I made the mistake of apologizing for who I am.