IRANIAN LABOR LEADER PREDICTS ECONOMIC CRISIS

Last week Dissent published my interview with Homayoun Pourzad, the pseudonym for a leader in Iran’s labor movement. He had too many interesting things to say to fit into the article. So as a supplement to that piece, I wanted to share his dire predictions for Iran’s economy:

Eidelson: So what are we going to see happen with the economic situation in Iran over the next few months?

Pourzad: Even with rising oil prices, the government is not going to have enough money to continue cash subsidies.

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