The salient point of a steadfast democracy is the social question. A balanced share of societal affluence ensures social harmony what finally doesn’t mean everything needs to be equal, but the disparity should be socially acceptable. Is this the case?
Germany has had a long way of successfully economic recovery. But this is only at a first glance. Did all people take advantage?
Approximately, 7.5 million Germans are on benefits completely or work hard, but need to bulk up their salary partly by state’s welfare.
Accepting the social welfare reform of 2005 (Hartz IV) was linked with the promise that everyone will be the winner at the end as the reform helps rebuild the economy while exempting it from exuberant duties.
10 years later, Germany’s economy is rebuild, the land has turned out to be stronger, but the claim for a better life hasn’t fulfilled for many yet.
Cynically and as kick in the teeth, it is what many people felt when they saw banks have been rescued, but themselves are left behind.
Now, the current refugee crisis, which topic is charged highly emotionally all the more, also becomes a scapegoat for problems that has been already billowing long before, but the pressure is continuously increasing.
People of the native German population are searching platforms to express their fears and anger as they are frustrated about established politics. It’s time to act that it doesn’t become a risk for the democracy.