Tutu Criticizes S. Africa's Economic Policies

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Desmond Tutu, Nobel peace laureate and retired archbishop, is challenging South Africa's affirmative action programs. Tutu says the ruling African National Congress' policies only benefit a small black elite and do not do enough to life ordinary citizens out of poverty. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports.



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