Martin Love

  • Martin Love

    By: Martin Love

    Let’s hope Ocasio-Cortez has real guts

    TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) – A comely 28 year old restaurant employee with a Latin name and background from the Bronx, New York City, knocks off the multi term Congressman in a primary election who may ultimately have become the Democratic Party leader in the US House of Representatives, displacing Rep. Nancy Pelosi (who really is no leader at all).

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    By: Martin Love

    Iran not alone at all in these difficult times

    TEHRAN, Jul. 10 (MNA) – Iran has been 'Iran' for a long time. Yes, I have read Herodotus and other historians about ancient Iran, and other historians in periods since. So while full condemnation of whatever forces are keeping Iran in the 21st century from reaching its full potential economically or as a society or both is perfectly justified, one ought not to worry about Iran longer term.

  • Martin Love

    By: Martin Love

    An American looks at a mandatory hijab

    TEHRAN, Jan. 27 (MNA) – Javad Zarif is an impressive diplomat and a wise man, it seems, who supports the rights of Iranians to protest internal policies that some at least find uncomfortable.

  • Martin Love

    By: Martin Love

    Exceptionalism versus magnanimity

    TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (MNA) – There is no reasonable justification for citizens anywhere to consider themselves or their country necessarily “exceptional”. When one is talking about particular governments pushing the meme of “exceptionalism” (rather than, say, humility) in some grandiose way, watch out.