City of Essen To Offer Alcoholics Beer To Clean City Streets

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The city of Essen in western Germany has raised some eyebrows when it announced that it would begin a trial project that will pay alcohol and drug addicts in beer, tobacco, food and $1.50 and hour in cash to clean up the city’s streets. Project “Pick Up”, as it is being …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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