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Meet the young activists who upended Turkish politics and want a new model for the Middle East

The veterans of a youth protest movement that swept Turkey in 2013 played an important role in helping the left wing HDP party claim an unexpected success in last week's election, but there may be another vote just around the corner. PRI spoke with a few of the activists to understand what they accomplished and what they're planning next.

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Who knew the Magna Carta dealt with fish weirs and debt payments to Jews?


On Monday the Magna Carta turns 800 years old. The "Great Charter" changed governance as we know it, establishing rights that today we take for granted, like the fact that even the king was subject to the law and not above it. While the document has long been revered, we really only cite a small part of the 5,000-word document. So what does the rest of the charter say?