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and we, the populace, paid a hard price for that.
That's what pretty much killed our social democratic party for 15 years... the agenda 2010.
It was a harsh social reform that really put many poorer people under the dunk. Hartz IV is the keyword here.
the low loan sector is huge in Germany. Millions of people cannot live from their work and need social welfare to live - about 8-10% actually.
All that economic success was bought with poverty and a decline in the social welfare
that's why "BUT GERMANS ARE RICH AND NEED TO PAY!" makes me want to punch people in the face. The country is fine, economics wise. Many people are not.