A Persian Quarterly on Politics, History and Culture (No.1)
A year in review • The tragedy of health care and medical treatment in Iran • The population problem and the question of women • Algeria in a limbo of fire and blood • Marx the philosopher of democracy • The existing and promised Islam • Women veiled and unveiled • On the victims of torture • In wilderness • Bazargan: Mirroring of the Iranian national bourgeoisie • In memory of Mehrdad Bahar • Chronicle of a Crime: Who Bijan Jazani was murdered by Savak • Letter to Taslima Masrin • On the Simple Truth. Read more.
The US trade embargo on Iran • Three articles on the Kurdish struggle • On the Kurdish Question • Remarks on Kurdish nationalist historiography • Perspective on the Kurdish movement in Iran • It will never be forgotten • Uprising in Islamshahr • The tragedy of health care and medical treatment in Iran • Alternatives! • The French elections • The existing and promised Islam • Salam Cinema • A glance at Nima Parvaresh’s unequal struggle • Shame: An outcry against fundamentalism and ethnocentrism• On Marx’s philosophy • A tribute to Samineh Baghchehban. Read more.
After this bitter Experience! • Censorship in Iran • Two regimes, two experiences • The problems of publishing under the Islamic Republic of Iran • The labyrinth of “Islamic Cinema” • Censorship and self censorship • The fourth U.N. Conference on Women • A mirror on the O.J. Simpson trial • A second look • Iran’s state terrorism on trial • The enlightenment and the invention of civil society • “…And the earth is round” • Mirza Agha Khan Kermani • Death of an old herald: Ernest Mandel • Homage to Aziz Nesin • In search of originality of literature • Kiarostami’s cinema. Read more.
The Islamic Republic of Iran, is one of a kind • The Iranian Revolution revisited (dossier) • France: “La Gre´ve” • French intellectuals and the protest movement • The new Zapatistas: The first post-communist rebels • The sin of being human being • Ahmad Mir Alai, me and bursts of laughter • On Kundera’s “Slowness” • Edward Said. Read more.
Infatuated with serving • Prison, torture and the massacre of 1988 (dossier) • Civil society • Commemorating the Paris Commune • A journey to the labyrinth of the past • Human rights and Iranian women • Remembrance • A window towards Sahar • A flower shrouded in smoke • Living in wind • Utopia. Read more.
After Mykonos • The Iranian left: Problems and perspectives • Nicaragua at the crossroads • Broken wings • A talk with Heiner Muller • Commemorating Seroj Stepanian tragedy of our generation • Reviewing the “Shattered Mirrors” of Houshang Golshiri • Amorous, I am all rebellion • Censorship in Iran. Read more.
Democracy and theocracy • The intellectuals • Che Guevara, yesterday and today • Civil society and the socialist movement • Notes on “Memories of Mehdi Bazargan” • Shattered mirrors or the shattered intellectuals • Prisoners of the silk garden • A letter for Faraj Sarkuhi • Remembering Ghafar Hosseini • Afghanistan in turmoil. Read more.
The beginning of the end • The Islamic Republic of Iran through the mirror of City Council elections • My concern about the association of Iranian Writers • Blasphemy, heresy, apostasy, atheism and polytheism • The punishment of a combatant against God • State terrorism in Islamic Republic of Iran • Pinochet arrested • Iran a country where talking about trees is a crime • More on “civil society and radical change” • On the 10th Conference of Iranian Women’s Studies Foundation • Remembering Eprime Eshagh • Homage to an unknown mentor: Ali Pasha Amjadi. Read more.