Salaam alaykum dear readers,
For those who are overwhelmed by current world events and seek minimal understanding of those events, it is imperative to have a basic understanding of Iran, its cultural and sociopolitical standing.
Why Iran? Iran unlike any other state / society before it, stands to transform the world. For some it is viewed as maligned. For others it is a universal hope for the fight against oppression for all people.
To that, Mr. Ramin Mazaheri, has written a lucid article titled: The WSWS, Iran’s economy, the Basij & Revolutionary Shi’ism: an 11-part series.
Part 1: The WSWS, Iran’s economy, the Basij & Revolutionary Shi’ism: an 11-part series
Part 2: How Iran got economically socialist, and then Islamic socialist
Part 3: What privatization in Iran? or Definitely no THAT privatization
Part 4: Parallels between Iran’s Basij and the Chinese Communist Party
Part 5: Iran’s Basij: The reason why land or civil war inside Iran is impossible
Part 6: A leftist analysis of Iran’s Basij…likely the first in the West
Part 7: Iran’s Basij: Reconstructing society via class warfare
Part 8: ‘Cultural’ & ‘Permanent Revolution’ in Iranian Revolutionary Shi’ism
Part 9: ‘Martyrdom and Martyrdom’ & martyrdom: understanding Iran
Part 10: ‘The Death of Yazdgerd’: The greatest political movie ever explains Iran’s revolution
Part 11: Iran detente after Trump’s JCPOA pull out? We can wait 2 more years, or 6, or…
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