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Iran: From the 1979 Revolution to Rebellion in the Streets Today

Public Meeting
Iran: From the 1979 Revolution to Rebellion in the Streets Today
Thursday, July 30th.
7pm
Portland State University,
Smith Center Room 236
 http://www.portlandsocialists.org/
The conflict over election results in Iran is moving into uncharted territories as millions have taken to the streets in the last month. Is a radical change possible in Iran?

Answering that question requires looking at Iranian history, politics and society beyond the disputed June 12 election. To better understand how the movement took shape, and its future prospects, it's helpful to look at the history of Iranian politics in the 30 years since the 1979 revolution. Join the International Socialist Organization for a discussion on the history and future of revolt in Iran.
Some useful background recent reading
 http://socialistworker.org/2009/07/01/roots-of-irans-revolt
 http://socialistworker.org/2009/06/15/iran-boils-over
 http://socialistworker.org/2009/07/15/left-confusion-on-iran