December 7, 2009
Iran’s growing middle class presses for political change

As protests continue in Iran today, Vali Nasr joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the role of that country’s rising middle class in its political process.

Nasr, a professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and the author of “Forces of Fortune: The Rise of the New Muslim Middle Class and What it Will Mean for Our World,” argues that the protests reflect the aspirations of Iran’s educated young people.

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Neda Agha Soltan’s death was well covered by PBS as well, but none dare report on Rachel Corrie. Why? What scares World Focus and its reporters? What scares te executives of Channel 13? Could it possibly be Israel?

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