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Nima Shirazi: Analysing the Iranian Elections

On the Table & Off the Map: Threats, Lies, and Iranian ElectionsBy Nima Shirazi / The Rag Blog / June 11, 2009 Eight days after Barack Obama delivered his much-touted speech in Cairo, Iranians are going to the polls to … finish reading Nima Shirazi: Analysing the Iranian Elections

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What Really Did Bother People About Obama’s Education Speech?

Indoctrination and Education: Who’s Really Brainwashing Our Children?By Nima Shirazi / The Rag Blog / September 13, 2009 Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war. – Maria Montessori, physician … finish reading What Really Did Bother People About Obama’s Education Speech?

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Still Not Much Concrete Evidence of Iranian Election Fraud

Tehran, August 19, 1953.Tehran, June 13, 2009. See also, In a micro-blogging world, caution needed on macro of #iranelection by Maha Zimmo, below. AJAX REDUX: US Heavy Meddle in IranBy Nima Shirazi / The Rag Blog / June 26, 2009 … finish reading Still Not Much Concrete Evidence of Iranian Election Fraud

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Election Fraud in Iran Is Not a Foregone Conclusion

Despite the (mostly shrill) rhetoric surrounding the recent Iranian election, Nima Shirazi maintains that there is remarkably little solid evidence that anything really is awry. Very troubling is the continuing suppression of the media in Iran, but that is not … finish reading Election Fraud in Iran Is Not a Foregone Conclusion

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Democracy in Israel with No Freedom of the Press?

©Khalil BendibStop The Press! This is What Israeli Democracy Looks LikeBy Nima Shirazi / The Rag Blog / May 18, 2009 Telling the truth can be dangerous business.Honest and popular don’t go hand in hand.– Lyle Rogers and Chuck “The … finish reading Democracy in Israel with No Freedom of the Press?

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There Is More Than One Way to Interpret Ahmadinejad

On Ahmadinejad and Progressive MyopiaBy Nima Shirazi / The Rag Blog / April 29, 2009 Please see links to previous Rag Blog posts on this subject, Below. Whenever Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad makes a public appearance, the airwaves, papers, and … finish reading There Is More Than One Way to Interpret Ahmadinejad

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Steve Weissman : How Should We Respond to Ahmadinejad

Ultra-conservative Rabbi Moishe Arye Friedman, left, shakes hands with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, during international conference questioning the existence of the holocaust in Tehran, Dec. 12, 2006. Photo by AP. Using the word ‘pretext’ to describe Jewish suffering during World … finish reading Steve Weissman : How Should We Respond to Ahmadinejad

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Ahmadinejad : Iran Hands Israel a Gift

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during press conference at the European headquarters of the UN in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo by Laurent Gillieronv / EPA. I hope in time to respond in detail to Nima Shirazi’s discussion of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s … finish reading Ahmadinejad : Iran Hands Israel a Gift

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Dissecting Ahmadinejad’s Address to Durban II

Durban II: Alethophobic BoogalooBy Nima Shirazi / The Rag Blog / April 20, 2009 “There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings.” — Dorothy Thompson … finish reading Dissecting Ahmadinejad’s Address to Durban II

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Seth Meyers: US SNL Government Propagandist

Pop Goes the Culture: Live from New York … It’s the Same Old PropagandaBy Lord Baltimore / March 15, 2009 Studio 8H in New York City’s Rockefeller Center is not only the two-floor sound stage from which Saturday Night Live … finish reading Seth Meyers: US SNL Government Propagandist

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