Mar 9, 2019
Anti-government protesters are in the streets of Algeria and Sudan. In Algeria, they’re angry with 82-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to seek fo fifth term in office, despite being too ill to even make a public appearance.
To the east and south across the Sahara Desert, protests against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir are in their third month as organizers impressively defy a state of emergency, violence and intimidation.
This week on “Wake” we’ll consider whether the Middle East and North Africa are experiencing a second “Arab Spring,” and if so, what’s different this time around.
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Taped: March 8, 2019.
Hosted by Luke Vargas.