A letter to the editorial team. HI METROPOLE, I would like to thank you for everything you are doing. I appreciate all your efforts in bringing the non-German-speaking community together. I’ve been living in Vienna for the last 6 years and never received so many insights, inside infor- mation as well as local news before […]
BOOK PRESENTATION | From Empire to Republic It’s been 100 years since the Habsburg Empire dissolved into several new, independent republics. Over the past year, Metropole featured a different one of these successor states in every issue of the magazine, as loyal readers of our magazine know. The result is a comprehensive collection of essays, photography and […]
Trouble in Lederhosen All the ingredients for a slow news day story were there: a much-loved local showbiz star, Nazi-accusations and some holier-than-thou Germans. Andreas Gabalier, Austrian “Volks-Rock-’n Roller” who sings rock ballads in Lederhosen, had been awarded a prize by the Munich Carneval Club Narrhalla and reaped a storm of abuse as a closet […]
It's 2019 and the Gender Pay Gap is still here. This year, the difference between men and women's salaries when fully employed is 15,6 percent. Why is Equal Pay Day on the 26th of February? Because 57 days have passed since the 1st of January, ...