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Commenting article: Bulgarians - Angry, but Faithless

As temperatures drop, it will be harder not to see them – the homeless and the poor. The storms will tear through the cloak of statistics and once again an abstract problem – discussed in percentages and demographics – will become a gaunt man, a toothless woman, a pair of sad eyes.

Last year, just before temperatures dropped, trade unions and opposition forecast that social tensions will escalate and break out into the street once the winter sets in.

The storm came in February, when protests against high electricity bills eventually toppled the government of Boyko Borisov.

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#1
rpzx101 - 19 Nov 2013 // 11:27:16

What very insightful and thoughtful Editorial.
Although I suspect it will not cause much comment except in a neagative way.
But a good piece of writing .

#2
countryhick1 - 19 Nov 2013 // 21:19:18

Not just in Bulgaria do old people die of hypothermia. I the UK thousands of oldies die as well.
Money that is given to thieving Bulgaria in handouts should be given to British citizens.
Did you notice price for electric in Sofia are less now that the middle class Bulgs took to the streets pushing baby buggies and then went back to their warm apartments, with TV's and all mod electric appliances they did not have 22 years ago????
I can just hear the new rich shoppies saying bugger the poor old people of the villages who really can't afford the electric price increases.

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