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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.

Also published on Medium.

Named one of OUT Magazine's 100 Most Eligible Bachelors of 2017, Alex Mohajer is a controversial up-and-coming political writer and commentator whose unapologetic post-election commentary made him one of the most shared contributors at The Huffington Post. He is the first journalist in America to openly impugn the presidency of Donald Trump in a major publication. Mohajer is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Bros4America (formerly Bros4Hillary), a progressive advocacy organization that gained national recognition during the 2016 presidential election for its efforts to elect Hillary Clinton. Named by LGBTQ Nation to their Top 8 People Working to Elect Hillary Clinton. Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts from U.C. Berkeley where he studied politics with progressive champion Robert Reich, and a Juris Doctorate from Chapman University School of Law, where he studied constitutional law with conservative hero Hugh Hewitt. While in law school, he was awarded "Most Likely To Be Held in Contempt" by his graduating class. He has been interviewed for or featured on The Fox News Channel, PolitiFact, The Huffington Post, Washington Post, LA and NY Times, AfterBuzz TV, OUT and Instinct Magazine(s), Dan Savage Blog, TheWrap, Yahoo News, New York Public Radio, The David Pakman Show, The Ann Walker Show, the Hugh Hewitt Show, and more. Alex is an author, public/motivational speaker, and an award-winning singer, actor, and solo artist who was nominated for a 2016 Broadway World Award for Best Male Cabaret Artist. Alex lives in Los Angeles with his dog, Bruce Wayne. Press inquiries and bookings:

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