By Pooya Stone
In November, “an absolute world war against the system” was run, according to Commander of the Basij Paramilitary Group, a subsidiary of the Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) Salar Abnoush, who had a direct role in the crackdown on nationwide protests.
In Iran, given the systematic corruption and mismanagement, workers flagrantly suffer from lack of basic rights in comparison to laborers in other countries. Meanwhile, many of them do not receive their low wages and suffer from livelihood pressures.
Millions of Iranian workers have suffered a steep decline in their earnings since the start of the coronavirus epidemic, which has so far killed at least 36,600 people, making their situation even worse than before.
By Jubin Katiraie
The selling of babies in Iran is one of the social problems that has spread its ominous shadow over the Iranian family and society during the rule of the Velayat-e-Faqih (clerical) regime.
Free trade, particularly street-selling, is one of the phenomena of structural weakness in the Iranian economy and is essentially part of the institutionalized unemployment in the country. Most of the country's street-sellers are former unemployed workers.
By Jubin Katiraie
In conventional sociology, the middle class is said to be the engine of progress and development.
In Iran, the gap between economic classes is widening every day. A few citizens with close ties with the government are becoming richer as the rest of the society is rapidly moving below the poverty and misery lines. Due to the government’s economic failures and systematic corruption, poverty and high prices continue to grow.
Iranian state media these days constantly carry news about the officials admitting to the crimes and the corruption by the regime’s elements.
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