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OK, so my sources did over-interpretation.

I note that this about data only up to 2005-6 is not in the Bild interview, and the report is not yet up on the BMAS site, but I just found an internet short version on the government site. I quote one interesting graph, showing poverty on the basis of income without social transfers (grey) and with them (blue):

I note critically however that you, like FAZ and the government, picked out positive developments (minimal number of poor old people, halving of the homeless since Schröder took office) while the overall poverty number rose.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Mon May 19th, 2008 at 07:03:16 PM EST
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