Andy Carvin http://kpcw.org en A Nonstop Tribute To Nelson Mandela http://kpcw.org/post/non-stop-tribute-nelson-mandela They have assembled in front of the hospital by the dozens: church groups, families, even a motorcycle club, their engines revving at full throttle. Mothers encouraged their shy children to squeeze through the crowd and place a bouquet of flowers at the base of a makeshift shrine. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:19:00 +0000 Andy Carvin 1553 at http://kpcw.org A Nonstop Tribute To Nelson Mandela The 'Standing Man' Of Turkey: Act Of Quiet Protest Goes Viral http://kpcw.org/post/standing-man-turkey-act-quiet-protest-goes-viral As protests against the Turkish government enter their third week, activists are taking increasingly creative measures to maintain their momentum. <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/06/15/191996090/anti-government-protesters-in-turkey-refuse-to-leave-park"></a><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/06/15/191996090/anti-government-protesters-in-turkey-refuse-to-leave-park">Over the weekend</a>, police removed their tent city and re-opened Istanbul's Taksim Square to traffic, while maintaining a strong presence in the area. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:05:00 +0000 Andy Carvin 497 at http://kpcw.org The 'Standing Man' Of Turkey: Act Of Quiet Protest Goes Viral In Turkey, Protesters Proudly Call Themselves 'Looters' http://kpcw.org/post/turkey-protesters-proudly-call-themselves-looters Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has shown no sympathy for the tens of thousands of protesters who've taken to the streets across the country. In fact, he seems to have energized the protesters by calling them <em>capulcu,</em> or "looters" in Turkish.<p>Demonstrators have gleefully embraced the label, spreading it far and wide on social media and turning a local protest into an event that has attracted international attention.<p>It all started because of a grove of trees. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 18:59:00 +0000 Andy Carvin 14 at http://kpcw.org In Turkey, Protesters Proudly Call Themselves 'Looters'