Iran’s Protests Are About More Than Rising Fuel Prices

Bloomberg | Nov 20, 2019 at 9:21 AM
  • The most serious protests Iran has seen at least since 2017 were triggered by a government decision to raise gasoline prices, but the unrest took a broader anti-establishment turn. Anger has deepened in Iran since the last demonstrations. U.S. President Donald Trump’s all-out offensive on Iran’s economy has plunged the country into a deep slump, and the cleric-led regime has offered no effective reply.