The Bread Riots May Be Over...But The Poor Are Still Seething

For a town that was wracked by riots in August, Karak doesn't give much indication of unrest. Life seems humdrum: Scores of unemployed young men idle away on corners, while the market's shops bustle with activity. But underneath the apparent calm remains a smoldering anger at Jordan's commitment to economic restructuring and its effects on the man in the street.

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