FreePressers Staff

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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How the Iranian people can, like the American people, take back their country

How the Iranian people can, like the American people, take back their country

By Sheda Vasseghi President Obama was elected with an agenda that included dialogue with the clerics in Tehran.  That agenda backfired with the Islamic Republic’s unwillingness to engage in a dialogue, and an unexpected Iranian national uprising in June 2009 disputing the rigged elections results and the theocratic regime as a whole.  Since then, the […]