Is Germany one of the poorest Western European countries?
What a lot of people don't hear is that many Germans illegally immigrate to many countries overseas and have to take nanny jobs in other countries, especially America, because the economy is so dire over there. Why don't Americans ever read anything about this in the news? We are made to believe Germany is such a well-off, efficient first-world country, but many people say otherwise. I heard some people blame the reunification of West and East Germany, some have blamed the lack of a minimum wage there, but still, why does Germany still have so many problems?
Asked By: barracuda - 7/6/2009
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No. Germany is now the fourth largest economy. China beat us to the third.
Answered By: Jake - 7/7/2009
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Because they use socialism and it is the first of many European countries that are crumbling because of their Communist societies.
Answered By: Carls [Mexico Won] - 7/6/2009
Since the war reperations after WW2 they have been in a economic mess.
Answered By: Mike - 7/6/2009
They are poor and lost....Thanks to Hitler`s fascism....America is taking it`s turn right now...Wonder what will happen...not really...We know, don`t be ???...Yes...Liberals can be fascists too... More
Answered By: "PC ANTAGONIST" - 7/6/2009
No, it is the 3rd largest economy in the world
Answered By: Evan - 7/6/2009
No, it is one of the wealthiest. Reunification did put a burden on it temporarily, but it's still strong. Comparisons of "quality of life" are somewhat lower, but strictly in the financial sense, they are solid... More
Answered By: Sunshine - 7/6/2009
No, per capita income of Frankfurt is more than New York
Answered By: Stephanie - 7/6/2009
The Germans are having problems once again with Turkish Muslims taking all their jobs and it isn't going down well either.
Answered By: Val - 7/6/2009
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