July 12– Ulus Baker
Turkish Cypriot sociologist, scholar, media theorist, activist
ALSO ON JULY 12 IN HISTORY…
1817 — Civilly disobedient Henry David Thoreau born, Concord, Massachusetts.
1892 — Polish writer Bruno Schulz born, Drohobycz, Galicia, Austro-Hungary.
1895 — Inventor, polymath, R. Buckminster Fuller born, Milton, Massachusetts.
1904 — Poet, diplomat Pablo Neruda born, Parral, Chile.
1909 — U.S. Congress authorizes first income tax (16th Amendment).
2007 — Turkish media theorist Ulus Baker dies, Istanbul, Turkey.
Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective