“We have lived well, but what future is there for our children?” It’s a question expressed by an older generation of Spaniards who lived through the country’s civil war and Franco’s dictatorship, in French newspaper Le Monde.
Grandparents who began working at the age of thirteen are seeing grandchildren with college degrees face a far more uncertain future. An unemployment rate of 25 percent and far higher for those in their twenties, new austerity measures, higher taxes and other effects of the financial crisis are taking a deep toll on Spanish society.
Here are four ways that La Crisis is changing Spain’s social institutions.
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