Morocco seems different from other Arab Spring countries. There’s been no revolution here and, while some people are protesting for more democracy, a lot more seem to dream of something else -- the chance to persuade the King to give them a business. In fact, the King – who is the ultimate authority in Morocco -- has given businesses as gifts to thousands of Moroccans and many more are hoping in this country where fifteen percent of people are unemployed. Veronica Jean Seltzer reports from Morocco’s capital, Rabat:
Marketplace. "In Morocco Some Dream of a Kingly Gift" Mary Stucky (text) with reporting contributed by Veronica Jean Seltzer, Tufts University.
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Seltzer, Veronica, "A Radio Report on Morocco’s Rentier Economy and Democracy" (2012). Morocco: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media. 1.
Morocco: Field Studies in Journalism and New Media