If we want to eradicate extreme poverty we should make our middle class grow, and control or monitor a little bit our economy because when we are talking about economic liberalism the differences in our society are going to be very significant. Help for poor people should be available when our society becomes more solidarity-oriented than liberal. But to spur people to show more solidarity is very difficult, I think that has to be a job of education.
—Daniel, commenting on "Can we really end poverty? The debate", on oecdinsights.org December 2013
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