How Iran’s millennials are grappling with crippling US sanctions

In early January, after tensions between Iran and the United States escalated to the brink of war, President Donald Trump announced a detente of sorts, stating, “The United States is ready to embrace peace with all who seek it.”It may have sounded like a conciliatory gesture, but the Trump administration went on to levy additional economic sanctionsagainst the country only two days later.As someone who has studied the lives of Iran’s working classes, I know just how damaging economic warfare has been. It’s hit young Iranians, who comprise a large portion of the population, particularly hard. H…

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