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Rojhelat Rises: Reflections on the General Strike in Iranian Kurdistan
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September 12, 2018

The foregoing account also sheds light on the roots of the historically and politically liminal character of Kurdistan and its structural propensity towards radicalism and militancy. An illustrative analogy might be made through the application of the classical Marxist concept of the ‘weakest link of the imperial chain’ at the domestic, national level. Kurdistan is the weakest link of Iranian state’s semi-fascistic rule. The same circumstance marks other parts of Kurdistan vis-a-vis their ruling states: Iraq, Syria, and Turkey. This is also why Kurdistan and Kurds are, and remain, the most determined and progressive force in the struggle for radical democracy, social justice and gender equality in the region. Today’s general strike in Iranian Kurdistan is a glaring example of this condition.

Rojhelat Rises: Reflections on the General Strike in Iranian Kurdistan

The foregoing account also sheds light on the roots of the historically and politically liminal character of Kurdistan and its structural propensity towards radicalism and militancy. An illustrative analogy might ...

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