Iran Issue Essay
Yousef Langroodi - Translation by RF, Revolutionary Flowerpot Society March 12, 2011
Translation of an article from Raah-e Kargar/Workers' Path.
A Concise Look at Current Political and Economic Situation by: Yousef Langroodi / March 11, 2011
A look at the current conditions in Iran makes it clear that the Islamic Republic continues to face unprecedented economic and political crises. It has not only not been able to take a step toward solving any of the problems it faces but has been spreading and deepening the dimensions of the crises with the policies it has pursued.
The Islamic regime, which in previous months had been using all its capabilities to portray …show more content…
In the economic sphere too everything indicates that the economic bankruptcy is still sinking deeper into a crisis. [Mass] unemployment, mass layoffs and successive bankruptcies of productive units and service providers, and the fact of increasing millions of Iranian people falling under the poverty line have all become real threats and predicaments, whose dimensions expand daily. Not even the sudden increase in the price of oil -- due to the recent events in the Middle East/North Africa -- will be able to lend a helping hand to improve the current economic and financial situation for the regime. Due to the old age of [most] refineries and the lack of efficiency of