Jordanians Still Demand Change, Eight Weeks into Protests

The Takeaway
As protesters continue efforts to uproot governments throughout the Middle East, Jordan has faced eight straight weeks of public demonstrations. But unlike some of its neighboring countries, protesters there are not demanding their leader, King Abdullah II, step down. Instead they are asking for political reforms, including wider parliamentary representation and limitations on the powers of the throne. They also want to see the government address rising food prices, inflation and unemployment.  We talk with the former deputy prime minister of Jordan, Ayman Safadi, about the political uprisings in Jordan.
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