Episode #094: Ready Mayor One (feat. Ayla Jean Yackley)

Author: Phil & Cooper

by Phil & Cooper Thursday, Apr. 4, 2019

Turkey held local elections this past Sunday - these elections happen every five years and account for thousands of mayors and councilors across the country. But President Erdogan’s party, the AKP, was defeated in some of Turkey’s largest cities. What do these losses mean for Turkey? And why are these elections important? Phil and Cooper speak with Al-Monitor Turkey Pulse contributor Ayla Jean Yackley about the results and their implications.

Extra Listening:

  • Episode #79, Mr. 4000 (12/5/2018): Ayla Jean Yackley speaks with Phil and Cooper about Turkey’s economic troubles and how it relates to the 2019 local elections.

Music: Ayben - “Bilene Sor” (Spotify | Apple Music)

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