The US Must Grow Up And Respect Iranian Independence

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, March 10, 2019 One of the lessons from our recent visit to Iran as a Peace Delegation is that Iran is a mature country. It is 2,500 years old, ten times as old as the United States and one of the world’s oldest continuous major civilizations with settlements dating back to 7,000[…]

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Arrest of Marzieh Hashemi Reveals the Nature of Bipartisan Police State

Editor’s note: Marzieh Hashemi has since been released, though this does not excuse the treatment she has been subjected to. by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, January 23, 2019 The only reason our sister is being held captive is to once again demonstrate how a runaway slave is treated. “Even the Bill of Rights doesn’t provide protections when[…]

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Detained American Iranian TV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi to Appear in Court

Top Photo | American Marzieh Hashemi is shown at a Press Conference in Tehran, Iran. The elder son of Hashemi says his mother is being held in the United States, but has not been charged with a crime. Creative Commons; By Alison Weir,  from MintPress News,  January 18th, 2019 AP update: Iran’s state-run English-language channel is reporting that its American[…]

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U.S. Government—Hands Off Iran!

Statement by the Chicago Anti-War Coalition The world is in great danger because of the U.S. government’s threats and actions against many countries around the globe. These threats can too easily result in horrendous and unjustified bloodshed, and even to nuclear world war. The American people must hold the President and members of Congress accountable for planning, financing, and carrying[…]

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Behind Trump’s anti-Iran Campaign

Photo: Protesting war against Iran in Minneapolis by Deirdre Griswold posted on Workers World, May 10 The Trump administration’s decision to pull out of the nuclear agreement with Iran is yet another demonstration of the no-holds-barred ambition and arrogance of this imperialist ruling group. The U.S. capitalist media admit that Trump’s move has antagonized Washington’s allies/rivals in Europe. Yet the[…]

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Thousands of Iranians Take to Streets, Enraged By ‘Insane’ Breach of Nuclear Deal

Photo: Iranians rally in the holy city of Mashhad on May 11, 2018 to condemn the United States for its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. (Photo: Tasnim News Agency) by Julia Conley, originally published on Common Dreams, May 11 Cities across Iran saw thousands of demonstrators pouring into the streets to expose fury over President Donald Trump’s[…]

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Perspective on the Iranian Protests

Mass demonstration in Iran’s provincial cities made international news as 2017 ended and elicited tweets from the U.S. president warning Iran’s government not to suppress the protesters. To help orient the progressive and anti-war movement in the United States, Workers World managing editor John Catalinotto spoke with Sara Flounders, co-coordinator of the International Action Center and organizer of the Stop[…]

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Protests and Riots in Iran: An Iranian Perspective

by Faramak Zahraei, first published on The World Shia Forum Much raucous was raised by U.S. ambassador to U.N., Nikki Haley (Tuesday January 3rd, 2018) as she called for emergency Security Council meeting over riots in Iran. U.S. President Trump had earlier and prior to the riots warned Iranian leaders, in particular Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, under guise[…]

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