justworld So was Gülen behind the coup? Parallel state or deep state?

So was Gülen behind the coup? Parallel state or deep state?

For anyone interested in Turkey, the events of 15th July were shocking. Whatever the criticisms of Erdoğan’s premiership and government, he does have a very strong political mandate from the ballot box. The attempted coup was a blatant attack on democracy. That night saw a significant loss of life. It is strange that most Western …

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justteaching Aspirational Education? The Grammar School Debate

Aspirational Education? The Grammar School Debate

Here is an illustration that motivates me as a teacher. Imagine three boys watching a local football match. The three boys are all different heights. They are all standing on level ground, watching the match. Level ground – equality. The problem is that there is a fence. Two of the boys can see over, but …

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