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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
In the world of romance, globalization brings a new dynamic to an age-old mysteryBrexit, Trump, Strache, Le Pen. With all the gloom and doom on globalization, you’d think everyone was miserable. Think again.One of the most profound effects of...
Shattering upheavals have left Central and Eastern Europe longing for calm, but a disruptive new generation is looking towards innovationThere has been no shortage of out-of-the-box ideas: A flying car and an energy-self-sufficient mobile home were entries at Vienna’s...
Reporting from conflict zones is just as important as it is dangerous. Two women tell their stories.Barbara Schiavulli was in her room on the 13th floor at the Palestine Hotel in Iraq when she heard the explosions. In October 2005,...
Two Austrian-led organizations ask whether social entrepreneurs in Africa can combat the world’s “wicked problems” any better than development NGOsIn the charming 2013 documentary Bring the Sun Home illiterate mothers and grandmothers leave their remote villages from South America to...
The Holy Trinity of a formal education is classroom, exam, diploma. This model is being challenged all over the worldTen-year-old Mohammed sits cross-legged in his family’s tent in Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. It is 2013 and he is...
As fear of terrorists and calls for heightened security sweep the European continent, experts argue for keeping the door open to secure pensions and invigorate Europe’s future workforce.November’s terrorist attacks in Paris are likely to compound Europe’s deep divisions...
A Russian expat investigates the local clichés and assumptions about her mega-rich countrymenTo tell the truth, I find no joy at all in telling people I’m Russian these days. After various changes in international politics (which I’m sure you...
What are British expats in Vienna saying about the potential impact of Brexit?These are trying times for the EU: with thousands of refugees straining the capacity to help, old alliances are threatened and tempers are frayed. At the same...
Born in the chilliest era of the Cold War, Vienna's OSCE fosters common-sense cooperation between people of good will“What we do is soft power,” said Natacha Rajakovic, spokeswoman for the Office for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the OSCE....
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