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The Dignity Deficit

Reclaiming Americans’ Sense of Purpose by Arthur C. Brooks “He who establishes conventional wisdom owns history,” a historian once told …

A Taxing Problem

Saudi Arabia has struggled for decades to resolve the chronic problems in its labor market: high unemployment, dependence on foreign …

Driving their own Destiny

In Tunisia, where an estimated fifteen percent of the population live below the poverty line, a man named Abdallah applied …

A Paltry Inheritance

Tomorrow, Iranians will go to the polls to elect their next president. During the campaign, it has become clear that …

The Blind Leading the Blind

A year after the revolution in Tunisia took place, one thing has become clear, though many of the grievances that …

Sidi Bouzid, One Year On

On December 17, 2010, a young street vendor from a little-known city in an impoverished region of Tunisia made a …

Lessons in Reform

Egypt’s economy is in a serious post-revolutionary slump; economic growth only emerged from negative territory in the past few months …

Is China the Next Tunisia?

With rising unemployment among its youth and a food crisis looming on the horizon, China, at first glance, appears to be as ripe for change as Tunisia was on the eve of the Jasmine Revolution. China, however, is all too aware of the similarities.