Short introduction by Yassamine MatherMoshe Machover speaks about the new ‘theocratic state’ in Israel and the threat of a regional war between two reactionary states , Iran’s Islamic Republic and IsraelMike Macnair speaks of illusions regrading spontaneity and council, and the need for strategy, program, organisation, & unity
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Iran protests and the sad saga of the Iranian left : pro Russia/China or pro Nato
In this video, Yassamine Mather discusses the ongoing protests in Iran and the state of the left in the country:
Audio: interview on Iran protests at Counterpunch
HOPI chair Yassamine Mather was invited on another radio show / podcast in the US, Counterpunch. “This time Eric welcomes back Yassamine Mather to discuss the protest movement in Iran and the implications for the government and society. Yassamine explains the origins and class character of the protests, the ways in which the government has… Continue reading Audio: interview on Iran protests at Counterpunch
Video: Protests, sanctions and regime change from above
HOPI chair Yassamine Mather takes part in a debate on the wave of protest hitting Iran, along with author Nasrin Parvaz, David Miller (Palestine Declassified), and others. “With tens of thousands of Iranians protesting on the streets, we were joined by three commentators who have been following the events closely – and who have very… Continue reading Video: Protests, sanctions and regime change from above
Video: Protests & prospects for radical change
Yassamine Mather talks on the ongoing protest movement in Iran.
Audio: Yassamine Mather on Iranian protest movement
The chair of HOPI was a guest on Suzi Weissman’s radio show Beneath the Surface. “Iranian scholar-activist Yassamine Mather on the nationwide protest movement in Iran and around the globe, sparked by the brutal murder of Mahsa Amini in police custody for wearing a loose hijab. The violent response of the theocratic regime, cracking down… Continue reading Audio: Yassamine Mather on Iranian protest movement
Webinar on the oil workers’ strike (in Farsi)
وبینار نشریهی کریتیک با محمد مالجو و پرویز صداقت با موضوع واکاوی اعتصاب کارگران نفت و گاز
Video from meeting on the anniversary of the Siakhal uprising
Held online due to the coronavirus pandemic, HOPI chair Yassamine Mather speaks about the incident in 1971 which marked the beginning of guerrilla struggles against the Shah’s regime.
Interview on the Iran crisis
HOPI chair Yassamine Mather has been interviewed by Counterpunch Radio in the US, on the international crisis sparked by president Trump’s assassination of Qassam Soleimani and the effects within Iran. | Listen to the interview here Yassamine is also quoted in this news story, written before Iran’s admission that a Ukrainian jet was brought down… Continue reading Interview on the Iran crisis
Podcast about the recent protests in Iran
With HOPI’s Yassamine Mather, on Opposition Radio.