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HERSTORY – Metropole x Women of Vienna

In this series, METROPOLE partners up with the Women of Vienna network to bridge communities and celebrate diversity, introducing some of their incredible members and bringing you a slice of Herstory.

Democracy’s Second Wind in CEE

METROPOLE and GLOBSEC will be cooperating on a range of activities, initiatives and events in the upcoming months to promote democracy in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)

Closing KAICIID, Silencing Dialogue

Author and activist Heather Wokusch who has partnered with KAICIID takes on the Austrian Parliament’s decision to close the interreligious center in Vienna

The Price of Independence

The FPÖ would like nothing better than to hobble the independence of Austria’s public broadcaster, the ORF.  Now Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strac...

Growth and Its Discontents

Central Europe has experienced a soaring economy in the last two decades. Yet the disaffection of many shows the limits of what economic gro...

The US Midterms and the Consequences for Europe

The world has watched the US midterm elections spellbound. But for Europe, even the Democratic victory in the house of representative might not bring ...

Op-Ed | The Brexit Endgame

The outcome may indicate how the dialectic between supranationalism and nationalism will play out in much of the rest of the world. The United Kingdo...

Op-Ed: Confessions of a British Casting Agent in Vienna

Austria still needs to stamp its identity on supporting roles in international film and TV productions. One Brit in town has a mission to help things ...

Op-Ed: Man Without a Country

Breaking its election promises, a Tory government has left expat Britons out in the coldDisenfranchisement is an ugly word. As a UK citizen with...

Op-Ed: The SPÖ’s Family Feud

Austria’s refugee crisis has not only polarized the political landscape,  it has split the country’s ruling party right down the middle As every seas...

Op-ed: In Brexit, We All Lose

Britain, our role model in language, constitutional law, education and business, would gradually feel farther and farther awayI want to encourag...

Op-Ed: The Short Long Term

With Central European governments constantly changing the rules, it has become impossible for families or businesses to plan for the futureA qua...

Op-ed: Life After Schengen

Slaughtering the EU’s sacred cow could renew confidence in the UnionThroughout Europe’s refugee crisis, warnings have proliferated about the thr...