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Iran’s decade of protests: an interview with Firoozeh Farvardin and Nader Talebi

Gennaro Gervasio and Enrico De Angelis, openDemocracy – 22 March 2021 “Everyday life has become a constant gamble. A taxi driver once told us that ‘they turned the country into a huge casino’”. In this interview Farvardin and Talebi, both Iranian academic researchers at Berlin’s Humboldt University, specialising in Middle Eastern politics, nationalism, migration and gender…

What India’s farm crisis really needs

 Christophe Jaffrelot & Hemal Thakker, The Indian Express – 16 March 2021 The current farmers’ protests in India which have spanned for over three months now and resulted in tens of thousands of people amassing the streets of New Delhi highlight the problems within the Indian agriculture industry leading to this crisis. In this opinion article,…