May 2014

Happy, Happier, Happiest

If you’re not Iranian you’re probably done with this song. For Iranians though, Pharrell’s song has become a legitimate way to poke fun at the government and make…

Your Veil is Still a Battle Ground

When the protests after the 2009 elections in Iran died down (were succesfully beaten down) the desire of Iran’s youth to do something about their circumstance didn’t die…

Even less happy + update

An even sadder coda to the Happy story has emerged from Iran. A group of young Iranians who participated in making a Tehran video clip of the hit…