Should people without children be forced to pay more tax in Germany?
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Should people without children be forced to pay more tax in Germany?

As a care crisis looms, Health Minister Jens Spahn thinks people without children should contribute more to the German social security system. We spoke to an expert to find out why and what it all means.

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