According to Germany’s federal bank, on average Germans have savings of €214,000. Some studies indicate, however, that nowhere in Europe is wealth as unevenly distributed as in Germany.
Along with sexual harassment in the film industry, there's a huge gap in female representation in the media. A panel was held in Berlin to discuss the situation. It was briefly interrupted by far-right activists.
Oxfam's latest report on wealth inequality describes how a wealthy elite accumulates vast fortunes while the poorest go without. But the charity has been criticized as offering a too simplistic view of the imbalances.
Income inequality can lead to "catastrophes," but there are ways to fight it, according to the World Inequality Report. "Everything depends on the choices that will be made," says renowned economist Thomas Piketty.
Time for the best pastime ever - it's Valentine's Day! Smooching burns calories and strengthens the immune system, but despite its health properties, it's not allowed in public all over the world.
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