Turkey’s Earthquake Devastation Exposes Failed Policies of Erdogan Gov’t
The death toll from the devastating 7.8 earthquake that rocked Turkey and Syria has surpassed 40,000, with some estimating the actual toll could be closer to 100,000.
Burçak Özoğlu, member of the TKP Party Council and part of their Crisis Management Coordination Desk, explains how the policies of the AKP government of Turkey are to blame for the scale of the tragedy.
Rania Khalek is a Middle East-based journalist for Breakthrough News. . Her journalism has appeared at The Grayzone, Jacobin, The Nation, The Intercept, FAIR, Vice, The Electronic Intifada, Al Jazeera and more. .