Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Polarization in Amsterdam Increasing

Alderman Lodewijk Asscher (Labor) says that the gaps between the rich and poor populations in Amsterdam are increasing. it is almost possible to predict the future of various people on the basis of birthplace and national origin. Problems concerning housing, employment, income, health and education often coincide. The polarization in the city is increasingly seen to be related to ethnic background.

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