Saturday, August 15

Iran: New Dynamics (3#) -

Anyone who was expecting the opposition to fade
away after the disputed election is in for a surprise -

they have no intention of fading away!

Mir-Hossein Mousavi announced the establishment of a new organization today, The Green Path of Hope, to solidify their movement. On a Labor wavelength, it may resonate with other such groups elsewhere.

# Samizdat: Signs of a disaffected public are manifest around Tehran, an anonymous observer reports to the London Times. Graffiti and other graphic displays express resistance to the incumbent regime.

# For confessions that would make even a dead chicken laugh, read Hamid Dabashi's Op-Ed piece, Iran is self-destructing. It's medium long, but eloquent.