Monthly Archives: January 2014

Changed and unchanged: What do the negotiations with Iran tell us about US policy?

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This is an edited version of a talk given by Mike Macnair to the January 25 Hands Off the People of Iran day school. Since the last national meeting of Hands Off the People of Iran there have been some … Continue reading

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HOPI: Grappling with the new situation

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How to meet the challenge presented by the US-Iran deal? Peter Manson reports on Hopi’s day school Around 40 people attended the school organised by Hands Off the People of Iran on January 25. As Hopi secretary Mark Fischer explained … Continue reading

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Petition: End the siege of Yarmouk Camp

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A group of eleven of us, including Noam Chomsky, Mazin Qumsiyeh and As’ad Abukhalil have sent a letter to the Iranian government asking them to talk to the Assad government of Syria and insist that it end its siege of … Continue reading

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Livestream of tomorrow’s HOPI dayschool

While no substitute for being in the room and taking part in the day’s proceedings, a live stream of the HOPI dayschool tomorrow, Saturday 25th, will be accessible online. This is an experiment for HOPI which we hope will be … Continue reading

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Behind the liberal facade of Rowhani

Revolutionary Guards: guardians of counter-revolution

Despite the easing of sanctions and the mixed messages in Tehran, writes Yassamine Mather, the Islamic regime is thoroughly committed to the capitalist free market, not the welfare of the masses In the early hours of Monday January 19, centrifuges … Continue reading

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Video: Yassamine Mather on Rowhani in Davos, Iran sanctions, and HOPI Conference

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The uneasy agreement between the 5+1 powers and Iran over the country’s nuclear programme has provoked controversy in both countries and an almost hysterically hostile campaign from Israel. In the confusion, some clear facts emerge. University of London Union, Malet … Continue reading

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Video: BBC Persian service, Anaysis Programme, End of the Year with Yassamine Mather (فارسی)

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BBC Persian service, Anaysis Programme, End of the Year with Yassamine Mather http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loNowulWFMo&feature=youtu.be

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Video: Third Anniversary of the Arab Spring (فارسی)

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 Video of an interview  with Yassamine Mather on the third anniversary of the Arab Spring. BBC Persian Service

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