The sounds of freedom at night in Iran

| June 17, 2009 | 3 Replies

Andrew Sullivan has had ongoing detailed coverage of the post-election events in Iran, including this short post and video of the sounds of freedom being called out from the rooftops at night.

Interesting, how American neoconservatives (and Israel conservatives) could only talk of bombing Iran, year after year, demonizing the entire country based upon the belligerence of high-placed officials.  Iran now also  has a face of youth, hope and potential change, though the situation is incredibly dangerous at the moment.  I would add that Barack Obama has shown masterful restraint and read-between-the-lines encouragement to the forces of freedom and dissent in Iran:

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Category: American Culture, Civil Rights, Current Events, The Middle East

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Erich Vieth says:

    Al Giodano via Andrew Sullivan:

    Ever since I penned The Medium Is the Middleman: For a Revolution Against Media, I’ve been waiting for this moment, which I predicted, twelve years ago, would come: a great day when the corporate media got pushed out of the way by authentic media from below. What is occurring worldwide, with the Iranian crisis as catalyst, is the emergence of the very kind of media from below that the human race – particularly the working class and the poor – so desperately needs.

    http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily_d

  2. Erich Vieth says:

    What happens to those who are arrested in Iran. They are beaten and tortured by skinheads with beards.

    http://www.rferl.org/content/What_Will_Happen_To_

  3. Erich Vieth says:

    Andrew Sullivan has continued to post on the situation in Iran. In the accompanying video, you'll hear continuing protesting from the rooftops by Iranians who are tired of their corrupt government.

    http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily_d

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