Why Iran Fell Behind

From time to time this historical question comes up. Iranians wonder how it was that they once had a great civilization and, at its peak,

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Individual vs. State

The last prime minister under the Shah of Iran, Shahpour Bakhtiar, in Persian poetry tenor eloquently said, “Iran Harghez Nakhahad Mord“ (Iran will never die).

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Blue Wing

A beautiful song I heard on the radio today: “Blue Wing” by Dave Alvin He had a blue wing tattooed on his shoulder Well it

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