Turkey's Protesters Hold Concert in Gezi Park, Center of Uprising
Pretty good PR.
In the video I posted yesterday, there was an older man, fifty-five or so, dressed in gray slacks with a blue collared shirt, short sleeves. I imagine he was a shopkeeper-- neatly dressed, but not fashionably.
He was yelling at the police.
I'm not a cultural psychologist, but just guessing, shopkeepers would tend, as a group, to dislike civil disorder, right? You'd naturally expect them to oppose the protesters, simply because they were screwing up his walk-in trade.
But he yelling at the police. "This isn't right! This is not okay!" he yelled at them.
I'm wondering if this broad class of people, shopkeepers, is a Leading Indicator of overthrow. That is: When you've lost the shopkeepers...