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Iran

Colour revolutions, imperialism and Iran

The character of the current movement, the role of imperialism in the crisis and Leninist-Trotskyist strategy for the Iranian Revolution. Read more...

The state and revolution in Iran

The struggle that has taken place in Iran over the last two weeks is rich in lessons for all socialists, workers and youth. Read more...

Iran protests need a new direction – general strike now!

Simon Hardy argues that the street demonstrations need a new strategy to win
This article is also available in Farsi here Read more...

Letter from Iran

This is an article received from a reader of fifthinternational.org who is in Tehran, sent on the 21st June. We publish it here to provide eyewitness accounts of what is going on in Iran Read more...

Mass protests against election result in Iran - the time has come

Iran is gripped by a political crisis, reports Simon Hardy. Claims of rigged elections have spiralled into a mass popular movement on the streets, but is Mousavi the way forward?
Available to read in Farsi here
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2009 Iran elections – no choice for workers and democrats.

Iranian presidential elections take place on 12 June. Zhaleh Sahand from Workers Power US argues that there is growing discontent and serious upheavals lie ahead Read more...

How the clerics crushed the Iranian revolution

Was the defeat of the working class inevitable? No, argues Rebecca Anderson, it was because of the disastrous mistakes and betrayals of the various left-wing parties. Read more...

Illusions in America will not help Iranian women

Review of Reading Lolita in Tehran Read more...

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