All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘alcoholics’

Amsterdam Alcoholics Are Given Beer to Clean Streets

Getting paid in beer might sound like a pretty sweet deal for some of us, but many are questioning Amsterdam’s new program that gives alcoholics beer to clean the streets. As odd as this sounds, Amsterdam officials say these people are actually consuming less alcohol per day now thanks to the program. The homeless people who participate in this government-funded …

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Amsterdam Alcoholics Paid with You Guessed it-Beer

Amsterdam has taken the old adage, “If you can’t beat them, join them,” and ran with it. In order to ensure that the streets of Amsterdam are clean, officials have hired alcoholics to clean the streets, and decidedly chosen a rather unconventional method to pay the workers. After putting in a day of hard work, the men who have been …

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