Where in Germany the risk of poverty is particularly high​

June 30, 2022 at 9:30 p.m Duisburg front runner in the federal government’s ranking : Where in Germany the risk of poverty is particularly high Street in Duisburg-Marxloh: A particularly large number of people live here on low incomes. Photo: Christoph Reichwein (crei)/Reichwein, Christoph (crei) Exclusive Berlin In none of the largest German cities are […]

In Italy 5.6 million people in absolute poverty – Economy

In 2021, just over 1.9 million families (7.5% of the total, from 7.7% in 2020) and about 5.6 million individuals (9.4% as l ‘last year). Istat indicates this, underlining that therefore, absolute poverty “substantially confirms the historical highs reached in 2020, the year of the beginning of the pandemic due to Covid-19”. There are just […]

84 people have died from landslides in Brazil

First modification: 30/05/2022 – 17:27Last modification: 30/05/2022 – 18:00 01:19 According to experts, tragedies such as the one that occurred in Recife, Brazil, are a direct consequence of heavy rains, as well as other factors, such as the type of topography and the existence of large neighborhoods of precarious houses, many of them built illegally. […]

More and more Germans in financial worries – Economy –

29.05.2022 13:21 (Akt. 29.05.2022 13:21) According to their own estimates, more than every third German (38 percent) will find it increasingly difficult to make a living. This is the result of a representative survey commissioned by the credit agency Schufa, as reported by “Welt am Sonntag”. This means that concerns about financial problems have increased […]

ÖH: Exploitation of students in internships must end!

Thousands of students are paid poorly or not at all during full-time internships. The student representatives are demanding comprehensive solutions. Vienna (OTS) – “Due to the acute wave of inflation and stricter legal requirements, the pressure on us students is increasing enormously. The study grant is far from enough to live on – months of […]

The poverty of anti-poverty policy

Poverty is understood as a way of life characterized by insufficient access to certain elements that are considered basic for the well-being of the people who live together in a given society. This situation does not depend on people’s subjective perception, but on objective elements that can be evaluated and quantified with certain indicators. A […]

Universal Guaranteed Pension (PGU) – Easy Law

What is the Universal Guaranteed Pension (PGU)? It is a non-contributory benefit granted by the State and paid monthly. It can be obtained by people who meet the requirements established by law, whether or not they are working and whether or not they have a pension (with the exception of Capredena and Dipreca pensions). The […]