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How An Entrepreneur Sparked the Arab Spring

December 8th, 2011 at 12:00 am 9 Comments

I recently had the great pleasure of hearing economist Hernando de Soto speak to a group of think tank types and media members about his perspective on the Arab Spring. De Soto is most famous as an advocate for property rights for the world’s poor.

Henando de Soto’s big argument about the Arab Spring is that despite where it may end up, treat its origin began with a protest over the inability for Tunisia’s poor to accumulate capital.

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