Fueling social anger: ‘Governments failed the test’ in 2013

Tunisians protestors
Tunisians protestors set fire to documents and belongings of the country’s ruling Islamist Ennahda party’s outside their headquarters in the central Tunisian town of Gafsa on November 27, 2013, as a general strike was called to protest against poverty and lack of development. (AFP Photo)

“People feel that governments aren’t representing their interests. People have their backs against the wall, they have been squeezed economically, they are seeing all their dreams collapsed around them. So they feel they have no alternative but to take to the streets and express themselves in a way that the governments cannot ignore them,” — Curtis Ellis, Executive Director of the American Jobs Alliance. Read here at source


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