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Iran deals with sanction-hawks abroad and environmental crisis at home.


The irony here is that the environmental catastrophes that are occurring in Iran now are not happening because the Islamic Republic is anti-modern, but because it’s actually too modern.

Kevan Harris reports on two big stories – the nearing completion (96.5%) of a US-Iran nuclear deal, and a growing civil movement focusing on addressing Iran’s environmental degradation.

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Kevan Harris

Kevan Harris is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of California at Los Angeles.


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