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    • Woody
    • 20.01.10 | 08:28 (IST)

    I think the "poorest member" status is being attributed due to large income GAPS. Sure, there may be a GDP per cap, but it's meaningless if none of that is distributed to people. Everyone here knows that 18 families control upwards of 80% of the wealth. Thus 1/5 of the people here are twice as poor as average OECD. Point, there is a lot of poverty and inequality...and YES I'm sure much of it has to do with our treatment of Arabs.

    from the article: Israel set to become OECD's poorest member
    First published 02:17 20.01.10 | Last updated 15:58 20.01.10
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