Bavaria Boom, but Germans Feel Economic Malaise

Bavaria Boom, but Germans Feel Economic Malaise – NYTimes.com
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/25/world/europe/25germany.htm

“I see how families are struggling,” said Eberhard Irlinger, administrator for Erlangen-Höchstadt, a district of about 130,000 people around the city of Erlangen. “In fact, part of the economic prosperity comes from people not getting the social security they should have. Germans are very reluctant to help other people when they have had to step back from their own demands.”

 

 

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One thought on “Bavaria Boom, but Germans Feel Economic Malaise

  1. Thanks for posting – interesting

    I’m living in Bavaria and some of these undercurrents exist, though not in the severity implied in the article

    It might carry more weight if they didn’t quote 21 yr olds about life before the euro

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