Iran protest movement, Having an eco-friendly Halloween

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Last month, a 22-year-old Iranian woman was killed for not fully covering her hair with a hijab as mandated by the country’s modesty laws on women. An Iranian American writer explains the latest protest movement. Then, we talk about ways to stay eco-friendly this Halloween.

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    Since the death of a 22-year-old woman in the custody of Iran’s morality police last month, protests have been raging against the religious regime. We talk with an author who fled Iran after its last revolution about the significance of current protests and how the United States should respond.

  • Going green for Halloween

    In one night of trick-or-treating, a kid can accumulate about a pound of trash, according to U.S. waste company Republic Services. We answer your questions about what it takes to have a spooky but more ecologically sustainable Halloween.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Roya Hakakian Guest
  • Stephanie Moram Guest

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