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CSUSB professor writes on ‘Why revoking Trump’s executive orders isn’t enough to undo their effects’
Feb. 11, 2021

Meredith Conroy, CSUSB associate professor of political science and a FiveThirtyEight contributor, wrote about former President Donald Trump’s executive orders, many of which he used to overturn the executive orders of his predecessor, Barack Obama, and the effort of President Joseph Biden to undo some of Trump’s orders.

Conroy wrote: “Biden’s revocation path has been both orderly in that it selectively targets some of Trump’s most controversial executive orders and scorched-earth in that it weeds out toothless orders like the one to construct a border wall, which could not be implemented without congressional appropriations, or the one to create the 1776 Commission to promote a ‘patriotic education’ in America’s schools, which was largely an amped-up press release meant to appeal to his conservative base.”

Read the complete article at “Why revoking Trump’s executive orders isn’t enough to undo their effects.”

CSUSB professor interviewed about the significance of Iran’s Islamic Revolution
Tehran Times (Iran)
Feb. 11, 2021

David Yaghoubian, a professor of history at California State University San Bernardino, tells the Tehran Times that the Islamic Revolution of Iran in 1979 serves as a shining example for all people and movements around the world who seek to maintain “hard-won independence and sovereignty.”

“On the national level, the revolution brought together Iranians of all backgrounds to collectively oppose the Pahlavi regime and its American enablers, which rendered the Shah’s military strength and U.S. backing essentially irrelevant,” Yaghoubian said. “Thus it is a brilliant example of indigenous popular will triumphing over authoritarianism and imperialism.

“On a global level, the revolution’s core message of Islamic unity and anti-imperialism resonated deeply outside of Iran and served as an arguably modular approach for other societies to emulate in their quest for justice, dignity, independence, and sovereignty,” said Yaghoubian, who is author of “Ethnicity, Identity, and the Development of Nationalism in Iran.”

Read the complete article at “Islamic Revolution a brilliant example of triumph over imperialism: American professor.”

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