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Monday, December 5, 2016

No Country Immune From Turmoil Over Inequality: World Bank’s Kim

WASHINGTON (AFP) – No country in the world is immune from unrest arising from poverty and inequality, like that in Brazil, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told AFP in an exclusive interview.

“It shows that the power of civil society and the power of citizens to rise up is unlike anything we’ve seen in history. We saw the Arab Spring, we’re seeing it in Turkey, even in governments that have done so well in terms of paying attention to the needs of the poorest,” he said.

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