August 29, 2011
The current crisis almost brought us to a dead end – certainly more evident in the US and Europe than perhaps in the other continents. But nevertheless the situation is frightening.
Europe seems to be crumbling; the sovereign debt crisis threatened the whole European project. In Spain, in Britain and elsewhere the youth no longer accept promises for a better future; they are asking jobs for their decent life now. Older people are facing enormous difficulties to live with their pensions. And more and more unemployed have no chance to get back into jobs. Even in Germany where unemployment is fortunately declining, nearly one million people are jobless for years and years and are supported by a social welfare system which is in danger. In other countries, far right movements are growing quickly like in France or in Eastern Europe and individuals such as the Anders Behring Breivik, the perpetrator of […]