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Mariem Ben Abid
In November 2012, Tunisia signed a loan with the World Bank for a total value of five hundred million dollars. This was on top of other loans received in November from various lenders that totaled seven hundred million dollars. Following an interview with Reuters last month, Riadh Bettaieb, the Tunisian minister of investment, he affirmed that the loans from the World Bank and the African Development Bank had fully covered the state budget. He also declared that the ...Keep Reading »
Mariem Ben Abid is a Tunisian scholar teaching entrepreneurship and management. She is a co-founder of the Arab Governance Institute and interested in foreign policy. Mariem currently lives in Washington DC and aspires for a more democratic and just Tunisia, Africa, and Middle East.
"The main aims of the democratization package seem to be covering up the state’s colonial history and responsibility for the “Kurdish problem,” and deliberately overlooking the economic marginalization and class stratification, as well the intensification of a class-based division of labor, in the country."click | email | tweet