Author: Danny Postel

DANNY POSTEL is North America Co-Chair of the Iran Labor Support Committees, a Contributing Editor of Logos, and a blogger for He is the author of Reading “Legitimation Crisis” in Tehran (2006) and the co-editor, with Nader Hashemi, of The People Reloaded, a book on Iran’s Green movement (forthcoming).

Revolutionary Prefigurations: The Green Movement, Critical Solidarity, and the Struggle for Iran's Future

A year has now passed since the explosive appearance of Iran’s Green movement in June 2009. Suspecting malfeasance in the official tally of the country’s June 12 presidential election, millions of Iranians took to the streets. The historian Ervand Abrahamian, author of the classic Iran Between Two Revolutions, described the silent rally of June 15 at Azadi (Freedom) Square in Tehran (London Review of Books, 7/23/09):