Mehdi Kia co-editor Middle East Left ForumKargar) discusses the mass movement in Iran and the weaknesses of the theocratic regime. This article is from the magazine Permanent Revolution and was written in November. The coup in Iran, that took place through the June presidential elections, gave the appearance of the regime being firmly in the… Continue reading Iran: regime crackdown disguises weaknesses in the face of opposition
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Iran: first round to Ahmadinejad?
Permanent Revolution and HOPI Steering Committee member Stuart King on the largest period of social unrest in Iran since 1979. Following the announcement of “an overwhelming victory” for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the 12 June Presidential election and the defeat of opposition candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, up to a million people poured onto the streets in… Continue reading Iran: first round to Ahmadinejad?