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Soheil Asefi is an independent journalist and analyst. He is studying political science at The New School university in New York. In 2007, he was imprisoned in Iran and was released on bail. Twitter handle: @SoheilAsefi.

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Iran's 'resistance economy' dries out in neoliberal rehab

30 June, 2016

Comment: As the big game hits the headlines once again, a look at the "Resistance Economy" in Iran gives us a clearer picture of the ongoing upheavals, writes Soheil Asefi.

A portrait of Iran's incomplete revolution

17 February, 2016

Nearly four decades after the 1979 revolution in Iran, the story of two cellmates from the first political women's prison symbolises an incomplete revolution, argues Soheil Asefi.

Mothers of Khavaran and the struggle of Iran's communists

15 January, 2016

Comment: Mothers of political prisoners massacred in Iran in the 1980s are dying, while the plight of their sons and daughters is commodified in humanitarian business, writes Soheil Asefi.

What does the future hold for post-Khamenei Iran?

07 January, 2016

Elections for Assembly of Experts in Iran are making headlines. This time it's a decisive one, as Iran's elite prepare for ruling after Khamenei.

Privatising the school of thought in Iran

10 December, 2015

Comment: Students at Tehran University recently protested against what they see as creeping privatisation and the soaring cost of education in the Islamic Republic, writes Soheil Asefi.

Reading Hayek in Tehran

26 October, 2015

Comment: Left-wingers around the world may have been pleased by the election of 'reformist' Rouhani, but Iran's power structures have the leftists in their sights, writes Soheil Asefi.

Soheil Asefi
Soheil Asefi

Soheil Asefi is an independent journalist and analyst. He is studying political science at The New School university in New York. In 2007, he was imprisoned in Iran and was released on bail. Twitter handle: @SoheilAsefi.

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