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.
Viewpoint
Iran’s Green Movement, the Basij and the Question of Violence
A response to Matthew Cassel's "An American in Tehran."
Viewpoint
The Selective Solidarity of the Left
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Citizen of a Lost Country
An interview with Bogdan Denitch