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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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,...
Two young Austrians, one living in Brazil, with an occasional trip home, the other just back in Vienna, after extended stays in Prague, Strasbourg, Paris and northern Italy, talk about Austria – because there are things about the country that you only...
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...
It takes all types to build a Republic. We give a voice to people from different backgrounds and generations who shaped and continue to shape Austria.
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...
As the largest protests since the Velvet Revolution in 1989 rock Slovakia, following the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciák and his fiancée, one young Slovak and Czech wonder what’s next for the country.by Alena Bohunická and Jan JindraSlovaks...
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,...
The murder of journalist Ján Kuciak has shaken Slovakia out of its complacency. Here, big things often happen in years ending in “8”.Standing on a packed square in Bratislava as people around you jangle their keys and chant the slogans they remember...
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