The CDU general secretary is considered the social conscience of Friedrich Merz. Now he is fighting against citizen money, from which many in his Berlin constituency would benefit – how is that received in the neighborhood?
Michaela Kuhnke is under stress, but still takes her time. Kuhnke, who actually has a different name but does not want her name published, is traveling with her child not far from the Hellersdorfer Promenade. Yes, she followed the debate about citizen income, says the 40-year-old mother of four. “I’m tired of being labeled a lazy pig,” she says.