Romanticizing a Revolutionary


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The death of Amiri Baraka.

Is Anders Behring Breivik the Nordic Che Guevara?


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Two notorious figures united in bloodthirstiness.

Arab Spring, Islamist Winter


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Revolutions making things worse isn’t so revolutionary.

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Iran and the Threat of the Revolutionary Guard


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And what the Obama administration has to do to get the Mullahs’ attention.

Manufacturing Consent in Iran


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On the anniversary of the 1979 Revolution, staged rallies of supporters and a new crackdown on democratic protestors.

Iran Revolution day protests: Islamic Republic now a nuclear state – Mail Online


Iran is now a “nuclear state,” President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced this morning. As Gordon Brown warned that the world's patience is wearing thin, Ahmadinejad told scores of cheering Iranians that the Islamic Republic is capable of producing weapons-grade uranium. He spoke as tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Tehran to mark […]

Countdown With Ahmadinejad: Is Anyone Else Worried About Dying In Ten Days?


Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, once asked a Holocaust Survivor if he had any words of wisdom the Minister should remember. Looking gravely at the Statesman, the old man warned:
“When someone tells you they are going to exterminate you, believe them.”

Marking the begining of the Iranian celebration of Ayatollah Kohmeini’s 1979 return from exile, President [...]

Iran crackdown a ‘human rights disaster,’ report says – CNN.com


A human rights group is calling on Iran to free protesters detained after the disputed June 12 presidential election, calling the government’s crackdown on its critics a “human rights disaster.” A report released Sunday by New York-based Human Rights Watch details alleged abuses by members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Basij militia and police following widespread […]

Susan Sarandon


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Excerpt from the Susan Sarandon profile: … Sarandon was a member and financial supporter of Not In Our Name (NION), the Revolutionary Communist Party-led project whose “Statement of Conscience” condemned not only the Bush administration’s “stark new measures of repression,” but also its “unjust, immoral, illegitimate, [and] openly imperial policy towards the world.” According to NION, it is the […]

Danny Glover


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Excerpt from the Danny Glover profile: Glover supports Not In Our Name, the Revolutionary Communist Party movement which “pledges resistance to [America's] endless war, detentions and roundups, [and] attacks on civil liberties.” Glover is a strong backer of the socialist magazine Monthly Review, which he says “challenges us to think, inspires us to action, and makes us realize that the impossible is […]