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Of Pantsuits & Burtkas: The Unlikely Feminist Origins of the Women’s March

How Donald Trump’s Rise Parallels the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.

Alex Mohajer



THe Original Women's March happened in Iran in 1979

On episode two of the Bros4America podcast, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Alex Mohajer investigates feminist movements and uprisings in history. Among them is the little-known story of the Women’s Uprising of 1979, and when you learn where this movement took place, you will be shocked. Mohajer goes on to [KiwiClickToTweet tweet=”You will NEVER believe where the feminist origins of the Women’s March are!” quote=”‘How the Donald Trump’s Rise Parallels the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.’ “], before offering his stark warning, the lessons of the past that must be observed in the present, and the dire consequences that will result if we do not put up a coordinated resistance to the Trump  Administration.

This episode of the Bros4America podcast is based on an investigative editorial written for and originally published to The World Post, a project of the Berggruen Institute and a subsidiary of the Huffington Post, on March 16, 2017.  The Bros4America Podcast is executive produced by Alex Mohajer and is hosted by Thomas McAbee, Daniel Fusselman, Alex Mohajer, and Rance Collins. The theme music is “It’s Always Too Late to Start Over” by Chris Zabriskie, with additional music provided by Kevin MacLeod (“Industrial Cinematic” licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Special thanks to Nelson Melegrito and Matt Garrett who round out the B4A Team, The World Post, HuffPost, the Berggruen Institute, and to the Iranian American women who reached out to us throughout the research on this piece.


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