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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Benjamin Wolf

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Born 1991, studied Journalism, History and International Affairs. After stints with Cafébabel in Paris and Arte in Strasbourg, he is now working as a free journalist in Vienna and finishing his Master's degree in Global History. Fields of expertise are politics, economics, culture, and history.Photo: Visual Hub

Book Review: Language Shock

Understanding requires much more than merely speaking the same language. It’s the culture that matters.In a Viennese café: you’ve found a table, caught the waiter’s eye and call out “Herr Ober!” He goes right...

Be My Guest: Danny Kim – Modern Korean

Fusing Korean and European cuisine is a natural fitJust behind the Volksoper, Danny Kim cooks up dishes you have never seen before. Even Beef Tartare, a quintessential European dish, is served here with Korean...

Book Review: Austerity: The history of a dangerous idea

On 300 dense pages the Scottish political economist Mark Blyth delivers a ringing battle cry to change course – or else.With the economy back on a growth trajectory and unemployment beginning to fall across the...
Austrian School of economic thought

Science & Technology: No Country for Old Economists

The Austrian school of economic thought shapes financial policy the world over – but remains unpopular in its land of originIn dealing with the euro crisis, the European Union is following the playbook of...

International: The Real Challenge

The countries of Europe are faced with tidal waves of newcomers, bringing with them different values, unfamiliar cultures, and untried skills that must now be factored into daily lifePicture a room: Twenty-two young men, six chairs, four whiteboards,...

Be My Guest: Chef Eyal Shani

This celebrity chef from Israel has opened another of his Miznon civilized street food restaurants in Vienna “It’s the entire world on the plate,” gushes Israeli chef Eyal Shani, serving his guests in his newly...

International Press Reacts to Austrian Chancellor’s Statements

Austrian chancellor Werner Faymann has caused some confusion in neighboring countries with his recent statements on a “temporary suspension” of the Schengen free border agreement and his suggesting the possible consequences for European countries...
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