Iran: A 1930s Level Crossroads for the International Left
The Iranian Revolution is a turning point, for the Middle East, and for the world. Politically you'll be judged by your stand. This article takes on the myths of both the extreme left and right about Iran. Both want Ahmadinejad to prevail, because of their good and evil bipolar worldview.
The people clash with the state. Jorge Martin argues a general strike is needed.
Later this week, I'll have a post about Chavez's position, offering disagreements with him, without giving comfort to reactionaries.