Barrie Maguire

危机中的印度精英

新德里——

印度是一个有着12亿人口的泱泱大国,但主宰着这个国家的却是极少数的精英阶层,他们把持着从政府到大公司的所有要职,甚至连体育界都被他们所垄断。不过,最近的一系列丑闻——有的涉案金额高达数十亿美元——已极大地破坏了精英阶层在印度公众心中的形象。

几乎所有的印度当权派——包括知名平面和电视媒体记者在内——都在饱受质疑。如今,经济增长使一批批年轻上进的印度人步入城市中产阶级。新兴中产阶级已经跳出了乡村恩庇体系的束缚,但尚未能融入老中产阶级和精英阶层之间的密切关系。这样一种精英阶层危机会在印度引发天安门事件吗?

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