Germany is not the only country where the rich get richer as millions of children live in poverty. It is bad social policy and bad economics for the gap between rich and poor to be huge. Everybody needs opportunities in life. So what can be done?
The iconic civil rights leader's vision for the United States has remained little more than a dream for large swaths of society. Half a century after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, what needs to change?
You are more likely to fall into poverty with each additional child you have, a new German study has found. Its financial backers have called for a fundamental re-think of the child benefits system.
A recovery in the labor market has reduced poverty and improved social justice across the EU, according to the Bertelsmann Foundation. But the gap between northern and southern countries remains wide.
This documentary tells the story of seven people striving for a better life - in countries where the top 0.1 percent own as much wealth as the bottom percent.
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