Tuesday, March 11, 2003

Hunger is the mother of anarchy.
-- President Herbert Hoover - (1919)

Homeless Altera - the other side

Wilhelm Lindenberg has swapped his suit and tie for jeans and a sports jacket. He isn't sitting in a comfortable director's chair in his spacious office, from where Lindenberg manages Üstra, a Hannover transportation company with 2,100 employees. Instead, he is standing in a downtown street, selling newspapers in the cold. He isn't having much luck, although he tries to establish eye contact with passersby. In two hours, the two of us have sold no more than six newspapers,“ he says.
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