The royal wedding of 28-year-old Crown Prince Hussein and his Saudi bride earlier this month represented the pinnacle of the monarchy’s efforts to establish the heir as the face of Jordan’s next generation. Hussein promotes youth empowerment and modernization in a country where almost two-thirds of the population is under 30. But nearly half of all young Jordanians are jobless in a country that’s central to the future of the Middle East. Bright young graduates work ride-hailing apps and café shifts. In the working class neighborhoods of the capital, Amman, and in the dusty villages of the countryside there is little hope for change.
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