The World from Berlin 'We Cannot Afford to Let an Underclass Continue to Grow'

The Bundesbank has sanctioned its controversial board member Thilo Sarrazin over disparaging remarks he made about immigrants in a recent magazine interview. German commentators are split about the wisdom of the decision but welcome the new impetus Sarrazin has inadvertently given to the integration debate.
Bundesbank board member Thilo Sarrazin has been stripped of some of his responsibilities after making controversial remarks about immigrants in a recent interview.

Bundesbank board member Thilo Sarrazin has been stripped of some of his responsibilities after making controversial remarks about immigrants in a recent interview.

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-- David Gordon Smith