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Steve Edwards points out that a real, living revolution against an oppressive regime is going on as we speak. Predictably, those willing to protest against the dictatorships of Bush and Howard aren’t at all interested in Iran:
There has been nothing whatsoever from the usual suspects who simply aren’t interested in the freedom of long-suffering Iranian youth who seek a more tolerant outward looking democratic system. But where are the lefties? Certainly, as Sullivan points out, they are pretty quiet about it on Indymedia.
A visit to the Perth indymedia collective has nothing whatsoever about the student uprising. The only nod in the direction of Iran is to criticise the government for sending back failed asylum seekers to possible repercussions back home.
The reasons why are obvious. AmeriKKKa supports the Iranian students. Supporting them would be a tacit approval of the evil Bush regime. Fuck Em!Explore posts in the same categories: Politics