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Imposing preferences, politico-religious edition - The Dismal Science

Bill Kaye-Blake Jun 12, 2013

I mentioned my Turkish colleague before. Today, he is sputtering about the new law restricting alcohol. Like many, he makes the link between the legal rules around alcohol sale and consumption, and the push for religious restrictions. This new law indicates that Turkey’s government is moving closer to the religious powers, rather than focusing on keeping […] … Read More