Mina Shahinfar

Mina Shahinfar is a Next Leader on the Criminalization of Race and Poverty Project at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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Iranians and Americans alike deserve diplomacy, not war — and that includes war by economic means. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
What Sanctions Mean for My Iranian-American Family
“What’s wrong?” I asked my mother, as I saw her broken expression. She was on the phone, speaking with my grandparents in Iran. “A terrible thing has happened,” she replied. My grandparent’s home in Tehran had been broken into. The thieves took everything they could carry — my grandmother’s jewelry...
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