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Why did Marxists join the Iranian Revolution?

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Why did Marxists join the Iranian Revolution?

Iranian Revolution:

The Iranian Revolution was the result of Iranian dissatisfaction with the Shah's rule. Constitutionalists, Marxists, and Islamists vied for power in the revolution. The Shah went into exile voluntarily on January 16, 1979, and the new government was put in place on April 1, 1979.

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Marxists like Marjane Satrapi and her family joined the Iranian Revolution because they believed that establishing a worker-centered, egalitarian...

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A number of talking heads on the news concern themselves with the status of democracy in Iran as if some simple solution can be found. However, as this lesson demonstrates, democracy in Iran is far from simple.


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