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Sebastian Mueller and Andreas Hellgermann
Originally positive terms were devalued in the last decades (social state became "welfare dictatorship"). Social dislocations are charged to the impacted themselves. With personal responsibility, the scandal of poverty mutates to the scandal of the poor themselves. False words turn facts upside down or hide unpopular intentions behind a good formulation. Lower wage costs relieve businesses from their social obligation.
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