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I'm glued to PBS's Tehran bureau, al Jazeera and whyweprotest.net these days, waiting to see if the heady scent of jasmine-laced freedom is strong enough to bring the bloody, inhumane rule of ...
by Dicot
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Mar 02, 2011 at 11:34 AM PST with 7 Recommends
You are in the the 110th Child Diary of the Liveblog of the 2011 Egyptian Uprising and other uprisings spreading throughout the Mideast. We stand with our international friends and their courageous ...
by UnaSpenser
Comment Count 112 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 07:55 AM PST with 75 Recommends
Amidst the constant political posturing on Iran, most people at least acknowledge that measures should be taken to minimize the impact of sanctions on the Iranian people. People around the world ...
by Rebecca Griffin
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Aug 13, 2010 at 02:43 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Ahmadinejad and the Supreme Leader are adding fuel to the fire of a new Iranian revolution. Why we could be on the cusp of significant changes in the Middle East.
by r2wildfire
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Dec 28, 2009 at 03:23 PM PST with 12 Recommends
I'll admit it. I've been as bad as the news agencies at ignoring Iran this weekend. I heard that things were afoot, that the protests I'...
by Fletcher Christensen
Comment Count 102 comments on Sun Dec 27, 2009 at 06:41 PM PST with 212 Recommends
Like many of you, I intensely watched the Iranian protests in June, and cheered on the demonstrators, was shocked to see the photos of Neda and the others who were killed, and hoped-apparently in ...
by lexington1
Comment Count 55 comments on Sun Nov 22, 2009 at 09:28 AM PST with 22 Recommends
So Mousavi has written a letter to Karoubi supporting him in his claims that some detainees arrested in Iran for protesting the farcical election ...
by Keith Moon
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Aug 18, 2009 at 02:00 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Iran doesn't seem to making news so much lately, but the Green people of Iran are still fighting. Here is a beautiful piece written by a young Iranian about what's going on there now.
by MillieNeon
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 06:50 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
You know, the place that seems to have fallen off the face of the Earth since Michael Jackson died? Well, there's still news coming out-some of it hopeful, and some of it truly sickening. More below.
by lexington1
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jul 15, 2009 at 08:33 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Well, here's my first attempt at making a photo-collage & music video ( "Stand By Me", the duet by Bon Jovi and Richie ...
by Knightrider
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jul 11, 2009 at 08:50 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
What, you didn't read that? Well, that's because the headlines read the opposite:
by elishastephens
Comment Count 244 comments on Sun Jul 05, 2009 at 08:53 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
A few days ago the Iranian film director Mohsen Makhmalbaf uploaded a video of him giving a message to Mousavi from the Iranian people. The ...
by Mithridates
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jun 30, 2009 at 11:44 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The rebellion in the streets of Iran has taught us that in a world of technology and social networking, oppressive regimes no longer can operate in the dark. The world's reaction to the brutal ...
by David A Love
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jun 25, 2009 at 03:42 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Both Andrew Sullivan and Al ...
by NLinStPaul
Comment Count 131 comments on Tue Jun 23, 2009 at 01:02 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Why are some people across the political spectrum criticizing the President's stance and tone when it comes to what is going on in Iran? Why are they insisting, pushing and demanding the ...
by Bizzhub
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jun 23, 2009 at 12:10 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Mr. Mousavi must either immediately and actively lead the movement to a general strike and a true non-violent civil disobedience with the goal of stopping the economic machine of the Islamic ...
by David Etebari
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 23, 2009 at 08:07 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Originally published on June 22, 2009 at Yo Mama For Obama The citizenry of Iran is fighting tooth and nail for what is EVERY human being’s right: freedom. This ...
by yomamaforobama
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Jun 22, 2009 at 08:53 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I've created some word clouds from http://www.wordle.net/ from speeches given over the past days in the wake of the Iran election, as reported/translated ...
by merrily1000
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 12:48 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Embedding of this YouTube video has been “disabled by request” but it still can be viewed via this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGcSU7FcgQw Little ...
by The Reverend and Doctor Omed
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Jun 21, 2009 at 08:47 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Usually the Left's POV is pretty cut and dried. We are for healthcare, against Republican hypocrite perverts, for Chavez, against waterboarding, etc. But I STILL don't know who the good guys ...
by jpstillwater
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Jun 20, 2009 at 10:58 PM PDT with 2 Recommends