Arab Anger spreads to Western "Indignado"
European 'indignance' with a touch of Arab flare has brewed and begun to boil over.
Europe has stolen the thunder from the Arab spotlight. Protests are no longer the preserve of the Middle East. Not even Palestine going the UN-way, or not, or indeed Syria still unfurling could draw our attention away from European plazas, piazzas and squares in financial hubs last week.
What can the Western World who have democracy and presumably wealth be possibly missing or wanting?
It turns out the West feels disenfranchised too. Not from power and politics as much as from economic and financial inclusion and stakes. The demand is for sharing and more caring. Continue reading below »
However the two - power and money - have always gone hand in hand like love and marriage. So the line between the Western and (Mid) Eastern cause for complaint is becoming thinnner, as the world seems to be errupting in one mass hunger for change.
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