Opinion The New Angst at the Heart of Germany

The economic meltdown has rattled the confidence of the skilled workers at the heart of the German economic and social model. But they are unlikely to take to the streets -- at least for the time being.
Von Heinz Bude
French workers protest at the headquarters of tyre manufacturer Continental in Hanover: Will the economic crisis cause social unrest in Germany?

French workers protest at the headquarters of tyre manufacturer Continental in Hanover: Will the economic crisis cause social unrest in Germany?

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