Paul Lachine

欧洲东进

发自巴黎——马德里和华沙最近看似非常相似:两地都爆发了大规模示威。但聚集在欧洲东西两端的民众心中却有着截然不同的议程。

在西班牙,令市民们聚集在一起的是在经济和社会方面的绝望感。他们涌上大街去反对欧盟强加的紧缩政策——据信这会将把他们推入无底深渊。他们想要工作以及随之而来的尊严和薪水。某些人的激愤中还含有明确的反资本主义和反全球化语调。

而在波兰首都,天主教和保守派政党,再加上名为“团结”的贸易联盟,在保守基督教“玛利亚电台”的鼓动下,出于政治和文化——而非经济——的原因走上街头。在维护媒体自由的旗号下,他们指责现任政府太过“中立”且不够“波兰”。

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