brexit
Among the independent, export-based economies of the region, no one comes out a winner of Brexit.
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museum cover
At the Wien Museum, the US-educated Austrian scholar wants to use the incidents of history to question the way we live now. In Vienna, museums are everywhere: At last year’s Lange Nacht der Museen, over 700 took part, from the KHM, the Leopold or the Belvedere to the more off-beat dedicated to theater, toys or magic, […]
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figures outside of the convention
Forget the idea of Vienna as a big open-air museum. It’s really one big playground. “Jackpot!” a young woman yells excitedly, after her boyfriend managed to roll three cherries at the Mankomania casino. Her passionate outburst isn’t over her beloved’s proceeds though: In this board game, players are competing over who can lose their money the […]
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digital destroying paper
Social media allows journalists to reach their audiences directly, bypassing traditional structures. Does it also affect their credibility?Austrians have known it since childhood, and many tune in daily to Austrian television’s nightly news progr...
The genre is experiencing a global renaissance – and Vienna's analog gamers have never had more opportunity to find a place at the table. 
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In an increasingly gamified world, it matters who controls your character.
tanja reither profile on gendered gaming
“Girls are under ten times more pressure than guys. Sometimes I feel like we’re just reduced to our looks and not really seen for our gaming skills.” Tanja Reither’s mother used to worry about her. A divorced parent of a millennial, she couldn’t understand why her daughter was spending hours in front of the computer. Tanja even had to […]
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Austrian wine
The 2018 Austrian wines are defined by last year’s long summer and sweltering temperatures. Like love and moonlight, wine and sunshine go hand in hand, but too much of a good thing can be as harmful as too little. Many of the world’s best wines have always come from cooler climes, with Champagne and Burgundy […]
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EU elections for European Parliament
As the EU elects its Parliament in May 2019, political groups seek a clear identity along with a changing continent. It is a rainy Friday night, and Ulises is sitting with his girlfriend Laura at a winebar at the Naschmarkt in Vienna. Ulisesis from Madrid and Laura from Vienna, where both of them live and […]
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