The uprisings in many countries have their distinctive features, but also a common denominator. It is the young who are the driving force behind the revolts. Times are tough for the younger generation. For the first time since World War II, the children of a generation will live more poorly than their parents. Yesterday it was the elderly who were poor.
Today, it is many young people who live precariously, with an uncertain future. Why is our current societies' functioning called into question?
Towards what kind of world are we heading? How can each one of us preserve our fundamental freedom of deciding about our own fate?
"We aren't goods in the hands of politicians and bankers; we want transparent politics that can be defined as the
convergence of everyone towards a way of life based on simplicity, solidarity and responsibility..."
One of the slogans at recent demonstrations