Posts by Ali Cicek

The Party of Kurdistan’s “Third Revolution”

In her essay “On Revolution”, political theorist Hannah Arendt analyzes and compares the French, American and other revolutions to determine the “outstanding characteristics of the revolutionary spirit”. She recognizes these within the possibility of starting things with a new beginning, as well as in people’s collective action. Arendt is especially…

The Redefinition of Democratic Politics

“The virus is a mirror. It shows what kind of society we live in. We live in a survival society that is ultimately based on the fear of death. Today, survival is the absolute highest thing, as if we were in a permanent state of war,” comments South Korean-German philosopher…