Summer 2019

High Stakes – Austria Goes All-In on its Gambling Industry

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...
building by night next to water
Those of us who reside in another member state live more “European” lives than anyone. Yet we feel disenfranchised.
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Amid foreign efforts to undermine Western democracy, decisive questions increasingly can only be addressed in Brussels. So here we are, at press time, with Austria’s governing coalition deservedly in tatters. After the release of a fatally compromising video – documenting efforts to broker government contracts for illegal campaign contributions from wealthy Russians – the far-right vice […]
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This summer, Kleinod Stadtgarten could be the ideal place to see and be seen.
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A symbol for peace that needs to work on its visibility. More support from the Austrian government would also be a help.
the manager summer in the city
Under the shady trees of the Augarten, fabulous food and refreshments await at Schankwirtschaft.
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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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A cruise down the Danube offers a leisurely view of southeastern Europe

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