Most recent article by: Jéronimo Louis Samuel Barbin

Young person on Tahrir Square wearing a ''25 January'' mask (photo: AP)

The Arab Spring and Demography

The Revolutionary Power of Youth

"Look here, I've got a university degree, but this society doesn't give me a chance: no wonder I'm a rebel." The unrest in the Arab world may have taken most people by surprise, but demographers knew it was coming. According to Jéronimo Louis Samuel Barbin, this unrest is the sound of the voice of young people who have long been at home in the modern worldMore