Dr. Katharina Graf Anthropologist, SOAS, University of London

How to assess political stability? Follow the bread path

When Egyptians were protesting in 2011, they held up piece of bread and demanded “bread, freedom and social justice”. Since the 2007-8 and 2010-11 crises, rising prices of food, especially of staples such as bread, have repeatedly led ordinary people to protest across the Middle East and North Africa. Financial & Economic Risk
Apr 12, 2018