Solar energy projects are sweeping the region, from rooftop and community solar panels to large-scale farms. We'll talk about community solar programs, bigger solar projects and how these intersect with state legislation.
Since the election of the reformist President Mohammed Khatemi in Iran two years ago, Iran’s conservatives have engaged in a heated political battle with an active reformist movement calling for democratic initiatives. Kojo and guests discuss Iran’s national debate on the merits of democracy.
- Gelareh Asayesh Author, "Saffron Sky: Life Between Iran and America"
- Mahnaz Afkhami Executive Director, Women’s Learning Partnership and Foundation for Iranian Studies; also former Iranian Minister of State for Women's Affairs
- Patrick Clawson Director of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy
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