Benjamin Wolf

Born 1991, studied Journalism, History and International Affairs. After stints with Cafébabel in Paris and Arte in Strasbourg, he is now working as managing editor and COO for Metropole in Vienna. Fields of expertise are politics, economics, culture, and history. Photo: Visual Hub

Party Manifestos | What the Green Party Wants for Austria

Led into the 2019 elections by long-time politician Werner Kogler, the fight against climate change and for sustainability takes center stage in the Green party manifesto.

Party Manifestos | What the Liste JETZT Wants for Austria

The list led by former Green MP Peter Pilz seems unlikely to make it into parliament this time. The central idea of the Liste JETZT is better control of the government.

Party Manifestos | What the Small Parties Want for Austria

Seven smaller parties are also running in the 2019 parliamentary elections, but only two – Wandel and the KPÖ – made it onto the national ballot.

Plant Me a Forest

An audacious art installation transforms Carinthia’s largest stadium into a woodland.

Austrian Parliament Offers Citizenship to Descendants of Holocaust Victims

A move once promised by ex-chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Parliament has now made good on it.

Party Manifestos | What the Liberal Party (NEOS) Wants for Austria

the party’s 80-pages manifesto focuses on protecting the climate and sustainability, alongside long-term NEOS topics such as education, a pension reform and more transparency for parties and state authorities.

City Planning Masterpiece – Explore Our Fall 2019 Issue

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Austria Gets Ready to Vote

With Austrians coming back from their summer holidays, a heated political fall awaits them.

Taking the Train

Taking the train for the summer holidays is becoming trendy again – and Austrian cities are again serving as international hubs, just as in times gone by.