Inequality – How Wealth Becomes Power (2018)

Germany is one of the world’s richest countries, but inequality is on the rise. The wealthy are pulling ahead, while the poor are falling behind. [Online until: 17 September 2018] For the middle classes, work is no longer a means of advancement. Instead, they are struggling to maintain their position and status. 
 

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Rich people experience happiness in a more self-centered way than poor people, study suggests

Rich people are different from the rest of us — and that includes the way they experience happiness. Instead of feeling positive emotions that involve connections with other people, their happiness is more likely to be expressed as feelings that focus on themselves, new research shows…

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US Republican tax plan to favor rich, cost $2.4 trillion: study

Plans unveiled this week for broad-based US tax cuts would mostly benefit the very rich while lowering government revenues by $2.4 trillion over a decade, according to an analysis released Friday. Furthermore, while most income groups would see lower taxes on average in 2018, in a decade some middle-class taxpayers would on average end up paying more…

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