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Iranians also fighting inequality of wealth : Anger arises against 'noble-born' children of the elite while U.S. sanctions take hold

Jan 17, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

The lives of Iran's privileged youths -- including expensive holidays, glitzy parties and access to cash and jobs -- have sparked public anger in recent months as U.S. sanctions squeeze the economy.

The young elite, some with government connections, flaunt their wealth on Instagram and in the streets of the capital, Tehran, sporting designer clothes and flashy cars and vacationing at posh resorts.

They are promoted to state jobs, granted lucrative scholarships and travel with ease. E...