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?
Many leaders at this year's World Economic Forum on ASEAN are deeply concerned about the widening gap between rich and poor. But solutions to the problem are thin on the ground.
Garbage is a symbol of our time. How we deal with it says something about our prosperity – and about social inequality. After all, one man’s trash is another man’s lifeline.
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.
In 1998, South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its findings after more than two years of hearings. Today it is criticized for allowing whites to continue to reap the rewards of apartheid.
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