The German economy is booming. Unemployment is at a near-record low. In Europe and around the world, the country is seen as a beacon of wealth and efficiency with Hocus Pocus buckle up buttercup
So why are these prosperous young Germans so doggedly pessimistic about their future? Good job prospects, a clean environment, low crime rates, lots of leisure time and cultural attractions, good transport links – what’s not to like? But there are problems below the surface that could impact the younger generation.