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table at a casino
More revenues, more products and more gambling addicts. With the state reaping both taxes and profits, laws mostly protect operators, not consumers.  “You should always be a bit informed,” declares an elderly gentleman as he collects his Seidl at the bar of the Café Ascot, a high-polish betting parlor across from the Wien Mitte train station […]
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The interim government of bureaucrats is giving Austria far more than its first female Chancellor
HC Strache, Philippa Strache
Philippa Strache, wife of disgraced ex Vice-Chancellor H-C Strache, has long played a supporting role to her husband's ambitions.  Now she may be about to launch a political career of her own.
In an increasingly gamified world, it matters who controls your character.
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.
Ibiza Gate
The Freedom Party paints itself as a victim of conspiracies, but numerous unanswered questions remain.
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Sebastian Kurz steps down
“Und nun?” (Now what?) asked Simon Rosner in the Wiener Zeitung after the Ibiza video bombshell: The coalition shattered and the once powerful Kanzler Kurz kicked out of office.  Indeed, what next?
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sebastian kurz, confidence vote
+++ Breaking News, May 27, 16:20 +++ The vote of no confidence went through. Sebastian Kurz is no longer Chancellor of Austria.   The End of King Kurz? No Confidence Vote This Afternoon Social Democrats and the Freedom Party anno...
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