The Iranian Revolution of 1979, 42 Years Later — A Participant’s Historical Perspective

February 11 and 12 mark the triumph of the 1979 Iranian revolution. Two days that shook the world; two days that changed the world. Like millions of Iranians, young and old, I was honoured to participate in finishing the overdue task of overthrowing the imperialist puppet regime of monarch Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi and cut imperialist powers from Iran.

As a young revolutionary socialist organizer in 1979, I witnessed the validity of every Marxist theory and analysis from Marx to Lenin -of course, as much as I…

Ali Yerevani

Political editor of the Fire This Time newspaper @FTT_np

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