Iran

Workers' Strikes in Iran: A New Wave of Struggle

In December 2018 we wrote an an article entitled Workers' Strikes in Iran: This Time it is Different about the end of the magnificent strikes and demonstrations of the Haft Tapeh sugarcane factory workers. The promises which were made to the workers then were once again broken, and when they had not been paid since March 2020 they resumed their strike on 15 June. As we write they have now been on strike for over 2 months.

Iran: Explosions and Growing Internal Repression

Frieda Afary of the Alliance of Middle Eastern and North African Socialists reports on recent developments in Iran.

Anarchist Prisoner Soheil Arabi – “Anarchism Means Flying Forever”

Soheil Arabi, the anarchist political prisoner, writes from the notorious Evin prison in northern Tehran, Iran…

Soheil Arabi - Anarkiismo Estas Forflugi por Ĉiam

Letero de SOHEIL ARABI, la anarkiosindicalista politika malliberulo, en la kavoj de la kalumnia Evin-malliberejo, norde de Teherano, Irano:

US/Iran Rivalry: What No War But the Class War Really Means

The Twentieth Century saw the emergence of “total war”. Wars which are not just between armies but involve entire socio-economic formations and inflicted on the population at large. They are wars to the death with no negotiated outcome — only the “unconditional surrender” of the loser. Revolutionary Marxists call this “imperialist war”.

Iranian Protests over the shooting down of Flight 572

Footage of protests in Iran in the aftermath of the Iranian military shooting down a civilian Boeing 737, killing 177 people as a result.

Internationalist leaflets against war with Iran

Three printable leaflet designs, with artwork by Marjane Satrapi and Crimethinc and texts by the Alliance of Middle Eastern and North African Socialists, Anarchist Communist Group and Crimethinc.

Deklaro de la irana kolektiva “anarkiisma epoko” pri murdo de irana ŝtata teroristo

Deklaro de la irana kolektiva “anarkiisma epoko” pri murdo de irana ŝtata teroristo

The US Attack on Baghdad

Let's cut through the media fog and get to the point. The American attack in Baghdad which killed 10 people, including two Iranian politicians and Qassem Suleimani, a strong man of the Iranian regime, poses a series of problems to which we should give precise answers, even if based for now only on piecemeal information.

The Iranian Revolution at the Twilight of the Workers' Council

Riots in Tehran during the 1979 Revolution

A short history and analysis of the Iranian Revolution with a focus on the role of the working class and the rise and fall of the shoras workers councils.