21 - Free beer for the unemployed, free trade benefits, Inge Lammel and the Leipzig Zoo.

Check out this week's podcast for news in Germany including a plan created by the city of Essen to entice unemployed alcoholics to work by giving them beer. A holocaust survivor is campaigning to have Germany do more for Syrian refugees. The 13th annual Economic Summit took place in Munich to discuss free trade's pros and cons. Learn about Leipzig Zoo and all that it has to offer.

This week: 

  • Essen makes taxpayer-funded plan to give beer to the unemployed.
  • Germany continues to debate whether free trade will be beneficial. 
  • Holocaust survivor wants to help more Syrian refugees.
  • Our German A-Z guide covers the letter "U" and learn about one of the largest and most interesting zoos. 

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