Comments on: Germany can take that smug look off its face http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/03/31/germany-can-take-that-smug-look-of-its-face/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: greenhackle http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/03/31/germany-can-take-that-smug-look-of-its-face/#comment-1129763 Wed, 06 Apr 2016 10:59:56 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=47338#comment-1129763 They will All be Laughing on the Other side in a few months when we tell the unelected filth to sling there hooks,,

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By: SaveRMiddle http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/03/31/germany-can-take-that-smug-look-of-its-face/#comment-1129696 Sun, 03 Apr 2016 15:26:38 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=47338#comment-1129696 The post by elcantwell well describes that which is destroying the very short, failing experiment called America.
Patriotism removed, wealth is now stashed/invested globally.
Most telling, the sorry condition of US infrastructure….a who cares to both the mega investors who have left town and the politicians they own.

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By: LoveYourEnemy http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/03/31/germany-can-take-that-smug-look-of-its-face/#comment-1129675 Sat, 02 Apr 2016 21:50:29 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=47338#comment-1129675 Germany, like the U.S., has a very low minimum wage. I don’t know what the taxes on the wealthy and their corporations are, but here is the U.S. the taxes on capital gains, inheritance, and the real tax paid by corporations are very low. While we are sending too many people to four-year colleges, the government should be paying for a much larger share of college costs like they used to.

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By: elcantwell http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/03/31/germany-can-take-that-smug-look-of-its-face/#comment-1129624 Sat, 02 Apr 2016 04:49:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=47338#comment-1129624 The basic concept behind all neo-liberal governments is forcing wages and social spending to the bottom and sending that money to the top of the economy to be used in the casino of investment banking. There the money changes hands between winners and losers without ever recirculating back through the economy and is largely exempt from taxes that produce revenue for government programs. Thus governments have less to invest in education, infrastructure, healthcare, and social programs. As the nation state becomes poorer the elites shield themselves in gated communities with private security and healthcare while keeping their accumulated wealth in off-shore tax havens. As an example of the end result look at Mexico or any of the Central American countries run by oligarchies.

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By: BillSimmons http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/03/31/germany-can-take-that-smug-look-of-its-face/#comment-1129623 Sat, 02 Apr 2016 02:44:44 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=47338#comment-1129623 Lucian Kim can drop the smug attitude towards these “populist” parties like the AfD. The Alternative Fur Deutschland is about more than the migrant issue or class dissatisfaction. It proposes an entirely new way of looking at problems and solving them regardless of where you stand on the political spectrum.

Time for a change! Time for the AfD!

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By: satori23 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/03/31/germany-can-take-that-smug-look-of-its-face/#comment-1129621 Fri, 01 Apr 2016 20:59:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=47338#comment-1129621 they have at least 6.5 millions of working poor (servitude really), at least… and that would be after introduction of minimum wage and before asylum style stimulus.

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By: GetReel http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2016/03/31/germany-can-take-that-smug-look-of-its-face/#comment-1129618 Fri, 01 Apr 2016 18:49:20 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=47338#comment-1129618 Growing inequality is an inescapable outcome if you open the borders to the world’s poor.

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