Open Letter: The BBC must stop uncritical coverage of fascists — Media Diversified

We, the undersigned, believe that giving uncritical coverage of fascists by the BBC and other media outlets is wrong, dangerous and diminishes political debate in Britain. We call on the BBC, as a key democratic institution, to refuse to allow violent political views to be broadcast unchallenged. Did you see the fascist with a swastika […]

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Their Engineering Students and Ours Part 5: From the Birth of the 20th Century, to colonial re occupation

The Twentieth Century is Born In the constituent assembly elected just after the revolution the class battle lines were already drawn. Whilst the majority of people tied to the land, women, the illiterate and even some poorer craftsmen did not receive the franchise, three main groups appeared. The Mostabed (Royalists), the Moderates (Mo’tadel) and the […]

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Their Engineering Students and Ours Part 3: The Birth of the Middle Classes

The Tobacco Revolt and The Birth of the Middle Classes The  Constitutional Revolution was the first revolutionary popular challenge to royal absolutism and imperialism in Iran.  To see how and why this came to be, we have to trace its development, in a the struggle for reform which predated it, in particular the struggle against concession […]

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