Socialist rationing ended overnight

Humanitarian expert Stafford Clarry describes how the demilitarized demarkation line essentially upended the economy of Kurdistan, which had been part of Iraq’s heavily socialized economy where people depended on rationing, set prices, state electricity, and a centralized economy.

Storyteller: Stafford Clarry
Date of Story: October, 1991
Location of Story: Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Date: 20 April, 2016