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International entertainers, including sports personalities, often get paid millions of dollars
in one year.
In your view, with widespread poverty in the world, are these huge earnings justified? 
The salaries of many singers, dancers and sports people have increased out of all proportion in
recent years, while in places like Sudan people are starving to death. I do not beleive that anyone
should be able to earn such enormous salaries when so many people in the world are living in
poverty.
One of the factors which should affect what a person can earn ought to be the benefit of person's
work to society. It is unreasonable for a famous singer to be able to earn far more from an
evening's entertainment than, for instance, a medical scientist who develops a new drug which
produces a treatment for a common disease. The pop star certainly has a value in society, but the
value in no way exceeds, or even matches, the
alue gained from a successful medication.
Secondly. work done should be paid according to the amount of effort and skill that goes into it.
Nobody would deny that a famous person works hard and is skillful, yet such people do not work
any harder than thousand of other workers who have no claim to fame. Yet market force are such
that these superstarts can obtain millions of dolor while other unknown people sometimes earn
less than they need to survive.
Finally, it should be possible for governments to work together to ensure that the amount of 
money in circulation should be more more equally and fairly distributed. This seems only fair 
given that there are so many suffering.
To conclude, it is clear that world poverty is a serious problem and yet the problem could be
eased if governments and companies gave more thought to paying salaries on a more equitable
basis and if they started to contribute more money to those in need.