Stop U.S. Intervention Against Iran

On June 20, an Iranian missile knocked down a US $ 130 million unmanned U.S. spy plane that invaded its airspace. A day later, U.S. President Donald Trump decided to bomb three Iranian bases but retreated ten minutes before the start of the operation. He claimed that he learned that...

Iran’s Natural Gas Riches: US Knife to the Heart of World Future Energy

The scheduled start of drilling this month by China National Petroleum Company (CNPC) in Iran’s South Pars gas field could be both a harbinger and explanation of much wider geopolitical developments. First of all, the $5 billion project – signed last year after years of foot dragging by western...

Solidarity to Iranian Political Prisoners

CSP-Conlutas sent a letter to Iranian authorities asking them to readdress the imprisonment of labor activists. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   Currently there are at least 13 activists in jail. Five political prisoners are connected to the 2018 strikes in the 2,900-worker Haft Tappeh Sugarcane Complex: Esmail Bakhshi, a workers leader, Sepideh Gholian,...

Tension grows between Iran and imperialism

Hung upside down. That’s how Queen Elizabeth’s portrait was displayed by militant Iranians on Britain’s embassy in Tehran. This image became a symbol of opposition and shows the increasingly strained relations between British and American imperialism and the Ahmadinejad regime in Iran. In late November, in reaction to the...

Free Iranian Political Prisoners

The Iranian working people is fighting back the economic hardships brought by both 30-year neoliberal policies and U.S. comprehensive criminal economic sanctions. The minimum wage is US$ 120, inflation is around 50% per year, unemployment is on the rise, job security is almost not existent, temporary contracts are widespread...

A message to Iran: ‘The revolution is coming’

Picture: Uprising in the Mahabad area of Iran’s Western Azerbaijan province This article, writen by Salameh Kaileh, was posted originally on the website alarabi (see address at the end). It sheds light on the current political situation of Iran, with which we agree, and the reasons why Iranian leaders are...

Once More, Death to the Dictator!

On November 15, 2019, the Iranian government announced a 200% increase in fuel prices. Each car will be allowed 60 liters per month on 50% increased price. By Hassan al-Barazili The increase itself is devastating for the unemployed and the poor. Unemployment is around 12% and there are up to 20...

No ‘Peace Dividend’ for Iranian Workers!

For many decades the Iranian regime has justified its repression of workers’ rights (as well as women, national and religious minorities, the youth, the disabled, LGBTQ people, writers, artists and the vast majority of the population) because of war, military skirmishes, diplomatic disputes and so on. By Shahrokh Zamani Action...

Will the Iranian Mass Protests Stop?

The people’s protests which started on November 15 against the fuel price rise are already the largest ones since the 1979 Iranian revolution. By Hassan al-Barazili   Iranian authorities themselves recognize the extension of the damages: “Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli estimated as many as 200,000 people took part in the demonstrations, higher...

Demonstrations in Iran question the Ayatollah regime

2018 began with demonstrations in several Iranian cities, among them Teheran, Mashhad, Isfahan, and Shiraz, the four biggest cities in the country. Thousands of people, according to some activists, went onto the streets responding to a call made through social networks to protest against the high prices of food...

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