"The poor will get poorer and the rich will get richer."
"The public tend to curse the medical and legal professions in ethically contested situations"
University of Warwick
"People who have had a poor childhood do less well in the labour market."
Head of social policy, OECD
"Mini-jobs and flexibility in the labour market have led to a situation where there are very many working poor."
Head of social policy, OECD
"We don't get involved in the politics of the nations that we visit. We are above that. I don't want to criticize why we couldn't use a soprano that sang alone on stage. I like to see the other part - that in the orchestra women and men can sit together. It's a great step forward."
"It always runs on time, it's very fast, it's comfortable."
"The problem is that one in five workers are paid less than ten euros an hour."
Trade union representative (ver.di)
"Just enough money for a kebab"
Music teacher (Berlin)
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