[Marxism] Another report on Iran

A.R. G amithrgupta at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 21:23:52 MST 2017


According to this, some reports suggest that some of the people who
initiated these protests are regime hardliners who are hitting at Rouhani
from the right; author says it's conflicting groups that are rallying
around inflationary prices and Rouhani's failure to address the economic
malaise and compares it to previous protests for reform rather than regime
overthrow:

http://jadaliyya.com/Details/34931



- Amith

On Sat, Dec 30, 2017 at 11:17 PM, Ken Hiebert via Marxism <
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> "Not Gaza, not Lebanon, my soul is the redemption of Iran"
> "Leave Syria and think about us”
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> The demonstrators could be cast as lacking in international solidarity.  I
> wasn’t surprised to see the Palestinian flag carried in the pro-government
> demonstration.
> One might reasonably ask what Iran has ever done for Gaza.
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