Corruption, Protests, and the Price of Eggs in Iran : Planet Money Thousands of people are protesting in the streets of Iran. Part of the reason: the price of eggs just went through the roof.
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Corruption, Protests, and the Price of Eggs in Iran

Two years ago, international sanctions against Iran were largely lifted. People expected the economy to come surging back. But so far, it's been a disappointment. Unemployment is high. Prices are rising. Corruption is persistent. A surge in the price of eggs was the last straw.

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