The best way to answer the question is the other way around.What makes people rich? Why is the money flowing in their direction?
I shall now put aside, for the sake of simplicity, crime and other unjustified advantage – which, although there is, but which is not what this is supposed to be about.
In the normal economic cycle, a basis is needed to make money:
goods and services which can be manufactured, exported and traded to a sufficient extent.This results in the division of tasks, occupations and income opportunities. In a free economy, ideas and systems can be creatively created here – in a centrally managed, this can only be done within the framework of the guidelines.
These principles make it clear whether a country is poor or rich.Does it have natural resources, or does a well-educated population that can produce high-quality goods? Does it have a functioning infrastructure that allows trade and production, or to support? Etc.
But there is also rich and poor within the individual countries, where arm here in Germany means something other than arm in a so-called developing country.
Here in our case, rich and poor differ above all in their access to knowledge and education.Education as a basis and knowledge of how to use this education and its know-how to create for other values for which they then pay.
At the top of the income hierarchy are those who create, own and/or control systems that create such values – these companies are the basis of any functioning society.They are responsible for providing people with everything they need (and sometimes unnecessary).
In this system it is possible to earn its living, these companies finance directly (own taxes and levies – at least mostly if they are not corporations) and indirectly, through income tax, income tax, etc.infrastructure of the country in which they are located.
People who are integrated into this whole structure have their share of the wealth generated – at different levels, of course, but there is a basis there.
An oversized amount flows to the owner of the system, who also usually takes immense risks, especially when setting up the company.
On the other hand, those who are out of the whole structure because they can participate in the work process through illness, as a single parent, as a poorly educated unemployed person or otherwise – are dependent on aid systems, which are usually rather bad than right to survive. good.
Anyone who thinks all this consistently to the end will see that on the one hand it is possible to become rich on the basis of the specifications themselves.But it is also clear that everyone can do it, but not all of them.
Many say – in fact, there would be enough of everything for everyone in the world – one would only have to distribute it more fairly.
Others say that if everything were distributed equally, there would be no more incentives to provide and you would have much less, or soon nothing more to distribute. (Keyword: lack of economy in communism)
Perhaps at some point one can find a better way when the ideologies are extinct – a path of just inequality that rewards courage, willingness to perform, and skillful action in the market without the majority of the others being at the subsistence level. or live below it.I am convinced that would go.