群众的新反抗情绪

巴黎——当前这场经济危机是不是用愤怒和恐惧把民主世界联系在一起?

在法国,随着许多工厂倒闭,一股绑架经理人的浪潮——这种最新流行的犯罪方式被称为“挟持老板”——正搅动着整个国家的董事会议室和警察局。在美国,大笔的奖金被发放给拿到数十亿美元纳税人援助的公司的管理者——特别是保险业巨人AIG——这种现象已经激怒了公众舆论,而民粹主义的媒体和国会又为公众的愤怒火上浇油。

同样,在英国,越来越喜欢盘根问底和吹毛求疵的公众在共同的怀疑氛围下把银行家和议员混在了一起。当前这场危机是否造成或凸显了统治者和被统治者之间越来越大的分歧?

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