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Ramin Mazaheri is currently covering the US elections. He is the chief
correspondent in Paris for Press TV and has lived in France since 2009. He has
been a daily newspaper reporter in the US, and has reported from Iran, Cuba,
Egypt, Tunisia, South Korea and elsewhere. He is the author of 'Socialism's
Ignored Success: Iranian Islamic Socialism' as well as 'I'll
Ruin Everything You Are: Ending Western Propaganda on Red China', which is also available in
simplified and traditional Chinese.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 7, 2021 This Week in the US: The Model Nation for no Nation Anymore
As this article is on the verge of publication the United States Capitol has been occupied by protesters on the day of Electoral College's presidential vote. It's very exciting stuff, certainly, but an insatiable craving for excitement seems to have long been a major flaw of Western culture.
SHARE Saturday, December 5, 2020 80% of US Partisan Losers Think the Last 2 Elections Were Stolen
That's a shocking headline, but true: Many are aware that 90% of Republicans currently agree that Joe Biden "did not legitimately win the election" due to vote fraud, but how many remember that as late as 2018 70% of Democrats believed that "Russia tampered with vote tallies in order to help Donald Trump get elected president".
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Iranians: The People the West are Allowed to Assassinate
The recent assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh - and the total silence regarding any sanctions on those who illegally played judge, jury, invader and executioner - reminds us how very unique Iranians are: Iranians are the people whom Westerners feel they are legitimately allowed to assassinate.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, September 7, 2020 Bipartisan Effort to Oust Trump Makes 2nd US Stimulus Unlikely
The coronavirus seems likely to deal a death blow to the neoliberal form of capitalism, which has always been a faith-based ideology with a terrible track record, anyway: in a major crisis a central government simply must provide services and aid, and simply cannot continue to slash itself into neoliberal-ordered nothingness.
SHARE Tuesday, January 21, 2020 US Murders Still the Real Story
Even if you disagree with Ayatollah Khamenei's political views, he will at least tell you something about how to live your life better - he is a preacher and focused on such things.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 16, 2020 Iran Keeps Blaming Itself - How Can There be a Ukraine Air Cover-Up?
The secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani says no effort was made to cover up the reasons behind the crash of a Ukrainian plane in southwest Tehran, emphasizing that covering up such incident was impossible in view of its nature and characteristics.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 2, 2020 Iraqi Protests: "Why Did it Take So Long to Get Here?"
The recent protests at the US embassy/city-state/Superman fortress of solitude in Iraq undoubtedly served notice of what the 2020s will bring for Iraq: freedom from three decades of US domination and terrorism.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, December 27, 2019 The Yellow Vest Movement: One of the Most Unreported Stories of 2019
Allow me to briefly summarize: Every Saturday eight thousand cops were on the streets of Paris, entire city areas shut down, while the state went on a rampage of indiscriminate violence of police brutality against unarmed protesters. Then it hit me: the metronomic sadism of massive state violence was abnormal, yet Western mainstream media ignored it, and pretended everything was normal.