Exposing the Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK) & Their “Alternative” to the Islamic Republic

Despite having a woman leader,  Maryam Rajavi,  and despite its claim to support women’s rights and labor rights,  the MEK is a militarist and deeply hierarchical organization/cult that has nothing to offer the Iranian masses but warmongering propaganda.   It stands for US military intervention and undemocratic values.

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Solidarity with Iranian Women Political Prisoners and Women Indicted for Opposing the Compulsory Hijab or for other Social Justice Activities

Below, the Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists is providing short biographies of several of the most well-known feminist political prisoners, in order to heighten awareness of the important role of women in the current protest movement in Iran and to promote solidarity with Iranian feminist struggles, and the protest movement as a whole.

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What Are Iran’s Labor Protests/Strikes Demanding? What Are the Barriers to a Revolutionary Socialist Direction? What Kind of International Solidarity Is Needed?

Below is the text of Frieda Afary’s presentation to a group of international  labor activists on June 10, 2018.

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What Can U.S. Teacher Protests Learn from Iranian Teacher Protests?

At a time when the Trump administration is increasing sanctions and war threats against Iran,  a wave of teachers’ protests in the U.S. and Iran can create the possibility for international labor solidarity instead of militarist ideological brainwashing.  In this article,  I would like to offer  some details about the teachers’ protests in both countries,  ask what they have in common  and how U.S. teachers can learn from Iranian teachers’ demands.

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