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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
How the refugees bring the danger of new walls between East and WestThe wave of refugees flooding in across the borders has caught the European Union off guard. While older EU members have attempted to help migrants and...
For American citizens overseas, doing your civic duty is easier than you think: Cast an absentee ballot!The impact of absentee voting was made abundantly clear in at least one national election. One party’s candidate held a slim lead after...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of themRight in the heart of Europe there is a country where four languages are spoken as a matter of course. It...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of themAn Austrian Kabarettist recently put it this way: “We Austrians have a permanent inferiority complex, we think the Germans are better...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of them“So it’s Spaghetti alla Bolognese as the first course, then Wiener Schnitzel – and then I'll prepare some Kaiserschmarrn to have...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of themCzechs (and Slovaks) have a particular name for Austria: Rakousko, derived from an obscure border castle. Similarly, the beginnings of their...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of themAustrians know its nearby capital of Bratislava as the favorite of Empress Maria Theresia, where she was crowned Queen of Hungary...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of themWhenever Austria and Hungary play each other in soccer, sooner or later someone cracks the old joke: “Today it’s Austria - Hungary!”, “Oh,...
How well do you know your neighbors? We looked into the Alpine Republic’s special relationship with each of them“Austrians are in a good position economically, and they have jobs for us!”, Slovene Ziga Luknar tells me enthusiastically.He has been...
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