While the Tunisian riots may be against political repression, they were sparked by an individual protest against the lack of economic opportunity. In neighboring Algeria, rioting broke out recently when food prices went up. For a look at rising food prices and how they affect political stability in poor countries, host Robert Siegel speaks to Gary Blumenthal, president and chief executive officer of agricultural consulting firm World Perspectives.
The Effect Of Rising Food Prices On Political Stability
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