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Headscarves and Labor Rights

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On April 5, 2016
An interesting labor issue as Air France prepares to resume flights to Tehran. Will Air France female flight attendants and pilots be forced to wear headscarves as part of their uniform on the flight itself? They are saying no, Air France is saying yes: Flore Arrighi, head of the UNAC flight crews’ union, said: “It […]

History of Slavery

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On January 17, 2016

A couple of articles on the history of world slavery that may pique your interest on a Sunday morning. First, here’s a really interesting photo essay on African slaves in Iran in the late 19th a

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Bad Arguments

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On May 13, 2015
In the world of libertarian economists, Bryan Caplan really isn’t the worst, but arguing that the Shah was “strong on civil liberties” is about the dumbest thing one can possibly say about the history of Iran. Strong on civil liberties, weak on economic liberties – it almost seems like American liberals should have liked the […]

Guess Who?

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On March 9, 2015

I’ve been putting together a lecture for tomorrow’s U.S. Environmental History class on atomic nature and I came across this ad, which I just could not resist sharing with you. Good times.

Death to America

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On November 28, 2014

I wonder if Iran is accepting American entries to its Death to America festival: As part of the campaign, Ouj also launched the “Death to America Grand Award” festival, sponsored by themselves and

Today in Duh

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On August 23, 2013
I suppose it’s good to know for sure that the CIA orchestrated the 1953 coup in Iran, overthrowing a democratically elected government and replacing it with a corrupt but oil-providing Shah, although it’s not like anyone doubted it in the first place. There’s a reason the Iranian government can prop up the United States as […]

Kazemi

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On March 23, 2013

I know you all, like myself, are celebrating Oregon’s dominating victory over St. Louis to advance to the Sweet 16 where they will no doubt crush Louisville.* So if you haven’t seen this N

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