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TR-50152-10
The Arab World's Demographic Dilemma: Young, Unemployed, and Searching for a Voice
Aaron Lobel, America Abroad Media

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Young and Restless: Youth Identity in the Arab World (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording) [show prizes]
Title: Young and Restless: Youth Identity in the Arab World
Producer: Aaron Lobel
Abstract: Growing up is hard to do, and for young Arabs, it can be a nightmare. The region’s bulging youth population is facing a bleak economic future. Plus, they live in a seething cauldron of tribal, national, religious, social, and political forces that simultaneously pull east and west. It was Paul Gauguin who asked, Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? Those are some of the very questions young Arabs are asking themselves, and the answers have implications far beyond the region.
Date: 07/01/2010
Primary URL: http://americaabroadmedia.org/programs/view/id/147
Format: Radio
Format: Web

Overlooked and Underpaid: Arab Youth in Today's Economy (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording) [show prizes]
Title: Overlooked and Underpaid: Arab Youth in Today's Economy
Producer: Aaron Lobel
Abstract: Sitting in limbo is where many young Arabs find themselves today. Nearly a quarter of Arabs under 30 are jobless. Long gone are the days of a guaranteed government gig, and the private sector is far from filling the gap. Today, Arab youth are searching for work and waiting for weddings. Some just want to leave the region – and its long unemployment lines – altogether. At best, unemployment and flagging Arab economies lead to a generation of bored and frustrated youth. At worst, economic conditions create a breeding ground for extremism and instability.
Date: 09/01/2011
Primary URL: http://americaabroadmedia.org/programs/view/id/149
Format: Radio
Format: Web

Words and Deeds: Freedom of Expression and Arab Youth (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording) [show prizes]
Title: Words and Deeds: Freedom of Expression and Arab Youth
Producer: Aaron Lobel
Abstract: A generation ago, young Arabs went to the streets to protest repressive governments. Now, they hop on the information highway – blogging and tweeting their discontent. They upload music, download protests. But this generation is up against rulers who know a thing or two about staying in power – and they are keeping the kids in check. It's an old battle on new ground – young activists fight to express themselves as Arab governments find better ways to outflank them.
Date: 11/01/2011
Primary URL: http://americaabroadmedia.org/programs/view/id/151
Format: Radio
Format: Web


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