The U.S.-based Time magazine has recognized unprecedented change in the Middle East and elsewhere around the world by naming “The Protester” as its Person of the Year.
In an article Wednesday, Time said the protest movement is largely populated by disenfranchised young adults who are frustrated with a lack of political power and a flailing economy.
In the Middle East, protests beginning in Tunisia and spreading to Egypt, Yemen, and Libya resulted in changes in government. In the United States and Western Europe, protesters demonstrated against the dire economic situation and disparity of wealth between rich and poor.
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