Lysistrata of the young

One of the works cited at my conference, which I forgot about yesterday, was Aristophanes’  [amazon_link id=”0140448144″ target=”_blank” ]Lysistrata[/amazon_link]. Except the person who spoke, a senior diplomat and official, wasn’t speaking of a strike by women but rather one by young people. As I’m still Istanbul, you’ll understand that I’m wondering whether that predicted rebellion by the young has started, here in a country where half the population is under 30.

[amazon_image id=”0140448144″ link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Lysistrata and Other Plays (Penguin Classics)[/amazon_image]

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