Iran's Islamic Revolution, 40 years on: Youth ponders change

Forty years ago, the fall of the monarchy in Iran, after 2,500 years, marked the beginning of a new era. Iranians had risen up against the Shah and saw his government crumble amid the Islamic Revolution on February 11, 1979. If those early days were a time of hope, rising unemployment, inflation and US sanctions today have many Iranians saying they are in no mood to celebrate. Among them are some of Iran’s youth. Young people make up roughly 60 p