An Englishman in love with Bucharest's blowsy charms
We desperately need more egalitarianism than we have; soon we will be like the USA with no real middle-class, and then I will choose between suicide and emigration.
I am in Romania for 15 years but majority of people these days are middle class in the UK or think they are - not so many manual workers.
There's much more to being middle-class than being a non-manual worker. The key factor for the Americans, and I somewhat agree with them, is job security.
All income gains since 2008 have gone to the top one percent, so they are in a fine position to pay more.