Photo Gallery: Germany's Broken Promise of Prosperity for All

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Millions Left Behind in Boom The High Cost of Germany's Economic Success

Countries around the world envy Germany's economic success and look up to it as a role model. But a closer look reveals a much bleaker picture. Only a few are benefiting from the boom, while stagnant wages and precarious employment conditions are making it difficult for millions to make ends meet. By SPIEGEL Staff
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan