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Die bizarre Sehnsucht der Mittelschicht nach der BRD

| Lesedauer: 10 Minuten
Ulrich Machold und Hans Evert

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Unbehagen am Kapitalismus greift um sich, die Eiserne Lady wird Kinoheldin: Unsere Mittelschicht sehnt sich nach der alten BRD zurück.

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Gegenwart als einzige Zumutung

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Deutschland hat die besten Jahre hinter sich

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Trotz der Lamentos schrumpft die Mittelschicht nicht

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Unmut über die Gegenwart wächst

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Mehrheit wollte nicht ein anderes Land

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Reaktionäre Grundstimmung wirkt weinerlich

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Politik hat die Wirklichkeitsflucht der Mittelschicht verinnerlicht

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