Poverty of the 99%

Posted on : 2011-10-18 14:37 KST Modified on : 2019-10-19 20:29 KST

Homeless people and poor elderly residents wait in a long line to receive a free meal on the staircase of Seoul Station on Oct. 17, designated by the United Nations as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

With increasing numbers of citizens falling into poverty, observers say South Korea has rapidly transformed into a “1% vs. 99%” society.

(Photo by Lee Jung-a)


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