PODCAST: 01.13 – Iranian Police Shoot Protesters

Hour 1 – 

Nick Reed talks about a variety of topics in the news this morning, including:

  • Videos have emerged showing Iranian police firing into crowds protesting against the Islamic Republic after the country mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian airplane.
  • President Trump’s tweet in Farsi expressing his support for Iranians protesting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has already earned over 200,000 likes, making it the “most liked Persian tweet” in social media.
  • Citizens of Springfield took to protesting yesterday afternoon.
  • Iran’s only female Olympic medalist has reportedly defected, posting a goodbye letter to Iran on Saturday, calling out the government’s “hypocrisy” as she announced she had permanently left the country.