Author profile: Alison Assiter

Alison Assiter is Professor of Feminist Theory at UWE, Bristol, the author of a number of books and articles, including Kierkegaard, Eve and Metaphors of Birth, and a member of the editorial collective of Feminist Dissent.

The Far Right in the US and the Religious Right in Iran

The Far Right in the US and the Religious Right in Iran

In the age of Trump and a rising tide of intolerance globally, a universalist outlook that critiques all forms of repression is an important theoretical perspective to adopt.

Crime against Humanity?

Crime against Humanity?

Ayatollah Montazeri’s critique of executions in the 1980’s is an admittance of crimes against humanity. Recognising them as such could raise awareness of other crimes.

The People’s Mojahedin of Iran: Facing Death for Their Cause

The People’s Mojahedin of Iran: Facing Death for Their Cause

Whatever one’s attitude towards the politics of The People’s Mojahedin of Iran, it is beyond doubt that they have worked tirelessly for over forty years for democracy in Iran.

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