You can help the survivors of the earthquake in Turkey by giving a donation through the American Red Cross.
AS CASUALLY AS THE FLOWER GIRLS and lottery ticket vendors before him, the sun-browned man in the striped red shirt appears at our table. But this man does not smile.
"Passports," he says.
"He is a plainclothes policeman," explains Hasan, our Turkish host. Bad news. For in this country, police power is absolute. Any cop can stop you, question you, make you disappear.
Text and design © 1995 1998 Jeffrey Zeldman Presents.