Sex & Iran's Upstoppable Resistance
Against The Current vol. 145

Sameh, Catherine

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/03/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13622

Since Iran's presidential “election” in June 2009 and the protests that followed, the world has caught a partial, albeit highly mediated, glimpse inside that country and its politically active citizenry. The state, frequently misrepresented as a monolith and in neoconservative circles tarred as “Islamo-fascist,” is now more accurately understood as a diverse and fractured set of actors. The reform movement that had ushered in President Khatami suffered defeat by the hardliners with Ahmadenijad’s 2005 election, and hailed by many as dead, has come back to life. To many, it appears unstoppable.

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