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Friday, January 19, 2018
Whether you avoid your countrymen or seek out their company, everyone needs something to remind them of home. For Mexicans, it’s the Day of the DeadFancy coming to a massive party? It’ll be chock-full of music, dancing, inappropriate jokes...
The countries of Europe are faced with tidal waves of newcomers, bringing with them different values, unfamiliar cultures, and untried skills that must now be factored into daily lifePicture a room: Twenty-two young men, six chairs, four whiteboards, no desks. And a young...
Banks have reacted to the post-2008 crisis climate in different ways. Some focus on squeaky clean ethical transparency, others on special programs to help poor peopleThere is nothing new in bank bashing: Post 2008 anyone claiming to “like” banks...
Edith Tudor-Hart photographed poverty, society and children in Vienna and the U.K. and also helped launch Britain’s most notorious ring of spies for the Soviet Union22 December 1942. A memo crossed the desk of the Soviet Secret Service, the NKVD: “Recently,...
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....
People spend over $100 billion on medical procedures in foreign countries. In CEE, the trend has become a goldmine Plastic surgeon Greg Pataki is a bit of a missionary. Founder of Premium Plastic Surgery in Budapest, he talks about “perfect...
The Brexit referendum will set a new precedent. Those who expect special treatment may be in for a surprise.The year is 2018 and the United Kingdom is no longer a member of the European Union. After an overwhelming majority of...
Austria's true challenge of the ongoing refugee crisis lies not in handling the immediate influx, but in making sure those who stay, stay with a purpose.Nothing has made a deeper impression on the Austrian public over the past year...
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