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Democracy in Iran? The Demographics Say Yes

It takes a maturing population to succeed at revolution. Think of Tunisia's. And Iran's.
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In a country as repressive as Iran, it's difficult to gauge where the current countrywide protests are leading. But a bold theory that predicted the recent transition to democracy in Tunisia may offer some clues.

QuickTake Iran's Economy