January 31, 2005

Those Uber-Civilized Germans

[Crossposted to the Centrist Coalition blog]

'If you don't take a job as a prostitute, we can stop your benefits'

A 25-year-old waitress who turned down a job providing "sexual services'' at a brothel in Berlin faces possible cuts to her unemployment benefit under laws introduced this year.

Euro-socialism, anyone?

UPDATE: At least partially urban myth, a "planted" story.