Living at the subsistence level: “I only see the bigger picture”

Living at the subsistence level: “I only see the bigger picture”

Inflation is approaching the eight percent mark. Few people feel the price increase as much as those affected by poverty. Aid organizations reach their limits – the Arche in Berlin has never seen so many people seeking help. Three women talk about their fear of winter. When Romy gets up early on this Thursday morning, … Read more

Dream job for founders: no nine to five – business

At the beginning of February 2004, a 19-year-old psychology student put a platform on the Internet – developed together with friends. Students at the elite Harvard University can put a photo of themselves and some personal information on the site. The small start-up quickly turned into a network that gradually opened up to other universities … Read more

For the twentieth time, a summer camp for girls and young women interested in technology has been jointly organized by Brose and Bildungswerk der Bayerischen …

Participants are consistently enthusiastic about technical camps with practical components. “I especially like the fact that every day we get a taste of different works and try out so many things for ourselves. In this way, I noticed what I like more and what less – says 13-year-old Paula after the camp. Students report on … Read more

Afghanistan is starving – and the West is partly to blame | world | DW

Late last year, David Beasley, head of the World Food Program (WFP), described the situation in Afghanistan as “hell on earth.” Since the Taliban took power in August 2021, there have been hardly any shootings, bombings or fighting. But since then, the country’s economy has plummeted. The Brussels-based think tank International Crisis Group has previously … Read more

Why Retire at 70 ?: “We have opportunities for those who don’t work enough”

The pension system is in danger of collapsing: people are aging and pension funds are tightening. Is a 42-hour working week and work until the age of 70 a solution? Geyer, a DIW expert, says no. From his point of view, less part-time work would put much more strain on the pension fund in the … Read more

More bio containers, more gas? The garbage industry calls for action | Free press

Whether it’s rotten fruit, lettuce scraps or green waste: organic waste is collected in organic containers and used in some plants to generate gas. Gas from a domestic source? Berlin (dpa) -. If Peter Kurth gets his way, the gas crisis can be resolved, at least to a small extent, at your fingertips: with the … Read more