03 - Parental leave, alcoholism and Thomas Hitzlsperger

There's always something exciting happening in Germany and this week is no exception. 

In this episode, some seek to take steps forward while others seek to keep things as they are or move things back. 

This week: 

  • The controversial proposal for reduced working hours of new parents and the reaction to it;
  • Alcoholism in Germany is on the rise - a research group recommends possible solutions;
  • Thomas Hitzlsperger's sexuality and homophobia in professional sports;
  • Frederick discusses German things beginning with "C" and Roland talks about the beauty of today's Dresden

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