The Neo-Ottoman Slap and How It Continues to Backfire

It is common for the Turkish government, and numerous governments worldwide, to use foreign policy as a tool of domestic policy. A mildly interested citizen could notice how politicians change their tones dramatically on polemical subjects within notably short time frames, tailored to their current political agenda. I find that this take on propaganda works

Criticism and Modern Economics

Contrary to popular belief and university propaganda, academia do not always foster an independent mind. In their first course on microeconomics, every budding economist is confronted with the notion of rational economic man allocating his scarce resources to fulfill as many of his stable and given preferences as possible. If these budding economists are like

The aftermath of the Pyeongchang 2018

The possible path to unity

Paved with various political controversies, the start of the 23rd edition of the Winter Olympics brought many ongoing questions to light. With security concerns voiced by France, Germany and the US toward the end of 2017 as a result of North Korea’s nuclear programme, the event was viewed with skepticism and as a spark for