Dan­ny Pos­tel is Asso­ciate Direc­tor of the Cen­ter for Mid­dle East Stud­ies at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Den­ver and co-hosts its series of video inter­views with lead­ing schol­ars. He is the author of Read­ing Legit­i­ma­tion Cri­sis” in Tehran and co-edi­tor of The Peo­ple Reloaded: The Green Move­ment and the Strug­gle for Iran’s Future and The Syr­ia Dilem­ma, which was named one of the best books of 2013 in The Pro­gres­sive. He is a co-edi­tor of PULSE and blogs for Truthout, Crit­i­cal Inquiry and the Huff­in­g­ton Post. He was a mem­ber of Chicago’s No War on Iran coali­tion, com­mu­ni­ca­tions coor­di­na­tor for Inter­faith Work­er Jus­tice, and com­mu­ni­ca­tions spe­cial­ist for Stand Up! Chica­go, a coali­tion of labor unions and grass­roots com­mu­ni­ty organizations.
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Iranian Dissidents Explain Why They Support the Nuclear Deal
We know what politicians from the U.S. to Israel think about the Iran nuclear deal. How about asking some opponents of Iran's regime?
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Memories of an Afternoon with the Late Eduardo Galeano
Remembering an interview between a "poetically tone-deaf leftist" and the giant of the Latin American Left.
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It Wasn’t About Oil, and It Wasn’t About the Free Market: Why We Invaded Iraq
Muhammad Idrees Ahmad's new book not only interrogates the motivations behind the 2003 invasion of Iraq, but also reveals a cautionary tale for the present.
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Should We Oppose the Intervention Against ISIS?
Most U.S. leftists say yes. But voices we rarely hear—Kurds and members of the Syrian opposition—have more ambiguous views.
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Iran’s Green Movement, the Basij and the Question of Violence
A response to Matthew Cassel's "An American in Tehran."
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The Selective Solidarity of the Left
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Citizen of a Lost Country
An interview with Bogdan Denitch