Category: Campaign Report Back

Our OpEd: Telling Pelosi to Fight

Jon Rainwater’s Opinion Editorial calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s to push for the kind of credible, cost effective alternatives that Afghanistan Ambassador Karl Eikenberry argued for ran today in the San Francisco Chronicle. Rep. Pelosi is one of the most powerful people in the country, so if […]

Can the Sanctions: Report Back

It couldn’t be clearer that now is a critical time to speak out against harsh sanctions on Iran. Congress is back in session and they are facing enormous pressure to pass sanctions on Iran, like HR 2194, the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act of 2009. In today’s Wall […]

Speaking with American Studies students at Tehran University

Studying America in Tehran

On our last day in Tehran, we had a meeting with Dr. Hosseini, professor of American Studies at Tehran University, and some of his M.A. students. The American Studies program has only existed for a year and a half, and they focus on learning about American culture and […]