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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Dardis McNamee

Dardis McNamee is the Editor in Chief of METROPOLE. Over a long career in journalism she has written for The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveler in New York, the Wall Street Journal Europe and Die Zeit in Vienna, as well as having been a speechwriter to two US ambassadors to Austria. She was awarded the 2007 Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching for her work at the Department of Media Communications for Webster University Worldwide. In 2010, she was granted Austrian Citizenship of Honor (Ehrenstaatsbürgerschaft) for outstanding contributions to the Austrian Republic
Elfriede Jelinek

Opinion | Why Elfriede Jelinek’s Trump Play Might Just Make Waves

While others may debate whether art is, or should be, political, Austrian Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek has never been in doubt. Through much of her work, she has portrayed the pathologies she saw in post-war...

Opinion | Keeping Women on the Austrian Farm

To keep women on the land, things will have to change.One of the most successful programs in the history of ­Austrian television is a quirky dating show called Bauer sucht Frau (Farmer Seeks Wife),...

Opinion | What Lies Ahead for Café-Restaurant Cobenzl

Charm is an elusive quality, a mix of beauty, setting, an appeal to the heart. Something precious. Even in Vienna, it should never be taken for granted. Hence the fears over the fate of the...

Opinion | How Tony Blair is Trying to Save Britain From Itself

Calling ‘the pain large, the gain illusory,’ the former PM’s last-ditch effort to undo BrexitTony Blair has just given Britain another chance.  Speaking at an Open Britain event in central London February 17, he announced a...

Opinion | Politics in the Sauna

In the current political climate, trust is at a premium. So Gerhard Kroiß (FPÖ), the deputy mayor of Wels in Lower Austria, decided it was time for the naked truth He invited his constituents to...
Be a diplomat

How to be a Diplomat

The ultimate dream jobs in public service take patience, persistence and good language skills. If you’re lucky, you even get to save the worldAdditional reporting by Jennifer Cornick Forget the glamor and intrigue of Hollywood...
fake news

Opinion | (Fake) News of the World

How a small number of young eastern Europeans have managed to influence U.S politicsFake news has no borders. Last fall, in the flurry of debunked reports of fraudulent ballot boxes, coded emails and child-sex...
Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe: The Reluctant Icon

Georgia O’Keeffe stars in her largest retrospective outside of her home countryMost people first get to know Georgia O’Keeffe through her voluptuous flower paintings: large, generous images in lustrous colors – of irises, poppies...

Remembering Ari Rath (1925 – 2017)

Vienna-born Ari Rath, former editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Post, died on January 13, 2017, at the age of 92. A strong advocate for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, he furthered dialogue between...