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LIFE's list of dictators: Who put the interns in charge?

LIFE's list of dictators: Who put the interns in charge?

By Sheda Vasseghi Mainstream media’s shameless audacity and direct attack on the general public’s intelligence has reached an all time high.  LIFE magazine has published a list of the world’s worst dictators including the late Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (1919-1980) as one of the nominees.  A definition for “dictator” or the method of […]

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Iran's 2009 uprising, unlike Egypt's, was about a total regime change

Iran's 2009 uprising, unlike Egypt's, was about a total regime change

By Sheda Vasseghi   It is a no-brainer that President Mubarak was going to eventually meet the demands of the Egyptian demonstrators by stepping down from his never-ending presidency.  Most Egyptians appear to have revolted with sincere intentions, but it would be naïve not to suspect that various forces such as political Islamists jumped on the […]

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The Islamic Republic has a major problem: Iranian women

The Islamic Republic has a major problem: Iranian women

  By Sheda Vasseghi  Recently Islamic Republic’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claimed that feminism is “a cry of protest from crushed women in a capitalistic system.”  Further, he called on all “Muslim” women to restore their rights in social, economic, cultural and political realms.  That the goal of the Islamic regime is to methodically eradicate Iranian national […]