Friday , 8 December 2023

Monthly Archives: January 2018

Protests in Iran: the Revolt of the Peripheries

Radiozamaneh – Since the first large protest erupted in Mashad, Iran more than a week ago it is safe to say that it is unlikely this fire will die soon. The fire of the protests, which was lit by ongoing economic hardship, has quickly spread throughout the entire country. The revolt however has not come as a surprise as many …

Read More »

Iran’s Working Class on Front Lines of Protests

VOA – The Iranian town of Doroud should be a prosperous place — nestled in a valley at the junction of two rivers in the Zagros Mountains, it’s in an area rich in metals to be mined and stone to be quarried. Last year, a military factory on the outskirts of town unveiled production of an advanced model of tanks.

Read More »