Rich-Poor divide “inevitable”

October 20, 2009
Singapore Democrats

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Having any job is better than having no job at all. Never mind your Gini coefficient. If you don’t have a job, you get zero against those with jobs. (The Straits Times , 20 Oct 09)

– Lee Kuan Yew, Minister Mentor
(When asked about what Singapore could do to narrow
its income gap at the Kent Ridge Ministerial Forum.)