Tunisian youth and their politics

Law students shout slogans during a demonstration against the government in Tunis, Tunisia

Sarah Yerkes, fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former nonresident fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy, considers the low youth participation in Tunisian politics and the implications for the country’s democracy.

Also in this episode, David Wessel, senior fellow in Economic Studies and director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, provides his regular economic update.

Show Notes:

Where have all the revolutionaries gone? 

Young people are staying away from Tunisian politics – here’s why 

Radicalization after the Arab Spring: Lessons from Tunisia and Egypt

Reining in prescription drug prices 

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo and producer Vanessa Sauter, and also thanks for additional support from Eric Abalahin, Jessica Pavone, Nawal Atallah, Kelly Russo, and Rebecca Viser.

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