BMW was in a crisis in the early 1950s. It made only two kinds of car -- subcompacts and luxury sedans. To serve the growing middle class, it introduced the 1500 in the early 1960s, reviving its fortunes.
Donald Trump has ramped up his trade dispute with China. Nevertheless, Beijing has a good shot at being able to keep the damage under control. The key is a dynamic middle class, says DW's Frank Sieren.
One in 7 people worldwide now belongs to the middle class, a study by German insurer and asset manager Allianz reveals. The largest contributor has been China, the Global Wealth Report 2018 points out.
Days of protest in Jordan have forced the resignation of Prime Minister Hani Mulki. The country's unique location can cause geopolitical headaches, but protesters believe many of the problems they face started at home.
This over 1,000-page masterpiece offers a panoramic view of society in the 19th century and exposes the collapse of a merchant family: unrecognized sons, disillusioned daughters and the loss of middle-class ideals.
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