Debating Minimum Wage Laws In A Moot Parliament In Iran

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After visiting Tehran, Christopher Hitchens called Iran the “as if society.” In his Vanity Fair piece, following the trip to Iran he puts it very...

Iranian Gov. Recognizes The Spontaneous Currency

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The Iranian President’s chief of staff announced that they are about to remove a zero from the currency. Obviously, it is due to inflation...

Joss Stone Deported From Iran – From Our Correspondent In Iran

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Joss Stone was deported from Iran. She has been saying, “the Iranian authorities did not believe she would not try to play a public...

When The Law Becomes Criminal

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If you live in Iran, you will deal with this sort of advertisement daily. An ever-increasing number of websites are banned in the country...

In Other News From Ankh Morpork

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This is an official announcement for the price of ice (yes, ice) in an Iranian newspaper nearly fifty years ago which is, of course,...

A Theocracy Doesn’t Mean People Understand The Holy Book

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From Our Correspondent In Iran: Recently an official in Iran, in his inaugural address, had referred to Nas Surah in Quran and its emphasis on...

Unicorn Sighting in Iran – Just Where Did Rory Stewart Find That Opium?

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Rory Stewart has apologized for smoking opium in Iran some 15 years ago. I do not usually dwell on these sorts of things and...

Black Markets Work – They’re Just Markets Without Bureaucrats, Right?

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For the past forty years, the majority of policy-makers in Iran have been arguing for more government intervention in the economy. They think it...

The Cost Of Caging Fellow Human Beings

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Recently, the warden general of Ilam, a central province in Iran, provided a routine report that went viral in the social media around the...

War Is Good Business Only If There Is No Other Business Around

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Tensions rise as President Trump designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps as a terrorist group. This is the first time that the United States government...