Graduate Student in Engineering, UCLA
Graduate student in Engineering at UCLA and a woman’s rights activist with the One Million Signatures campaign; Iranian born and reared, she came to the US in 2000
All during this week of massive protests in Iran, there has been support from expatriates and other sympathizers here in the US. Americans of Iranian heritage are concentrated in…
Jun. 19, 2009from To the Point
Another day, another mass protest on the streets of Tehran, this time with many people wearing black to signify mourning for those killed since last Friday's elections.
Jun. 18, 2009from Which Way, L.A.?
Although the extent of our lawless detention program in Guantanamo Bay is something many Americans know little about, it affects us all.
Nov. 22from Scheer Intelligence
A gripping documentary documents the surprising role drug cartels and illegal traffickers are playing in the looming extinction of a rare whale.
Oct. 25from Scheer Intelligence
Impeachment by Democrats in the House may lead to trial in the Senate, with Chief Justice John Roberts presiding. Can he prevent the Republican majority from rushing to judgement?
Oct. 30from To the Point
Officials began testifying in public on live TV with millions of Americans watching.
Nov. 15from Left, Right & Center
Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.
Oct. 18from Scheer Intelligence
Thousands of political junkies and many presidential hopefuls gathered in Long Beach over the weekend for the California Democratic Party Convention.
Nov. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.
Nov. 18from To the Point
Fire season now lasts all year long in Southern California, and residents of Topanga Canyon have set an example for how to get ready. Volunteers are on the alert to help their neighbors, save their homes and protect their animals, or to evacuate.
Oct. 31from To the Point
Presidential campaigns aren’t just on TV anymore, they’re on countless digital platforms.
Oct. 17from To the Point