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Who helps the homeless?
Good Morning from Berlin,
Today’s photo: A homeless man lies in a subway station. Next to him is a so-called out-of-home advertisement that says, “Berlin is when you look when others look away.” I took this photo in January 2017.
If politicians have their way, by 2030 people should no longer have to live on the streets of Berlin. Last year, the - now - previous government of Berlin had set this goal. This is to be achieved, among other things, by preventing forced evictions as much as possible.
Whether the goal will be achieved? I have my doubts.
It is a weakness of democracy that it does not sufficiently help the weakest in society. The reason: The weakest have no lobby; they don't even vote. That's why politicians don't care enough about them.
That's why other groups of voters have to stand up for the weakest.
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