The World from Berlin Bavaria Mulls an End to Solidarity

Bavaria, Germany's richest state, is tired of paying billions each year to the country's poorer states. On Tuesday, the state's governor announced it planned to challenge Germany's complicated transfer system in court. Editorialists at German newspapers seem to agree on only one thing about the development: It's pre-election populism.
The government of Bavaria in Munich says it is tired of being Germany's paymaster.

The government of Bavaria in Munich says it is tired of being Germany's paymaster.

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-- Daryl Lindsey