Tag:austrian politics

No More Swimming on the Gürtel

'Gürtelfrische West' has been shut down by city officials – yet another set back for Deputy Mayor Birgit Hebein, widely criticized for her “pop-up politics.”

Back to Black

For the first time since 1945, the city of Salzburg has turned from Red to a new silky Black.With 37% of the vote and a doubling of their council ...

Weird News | June 2018

FOREIGN DOGS, KEEP OUT! Gottfried Waldhäusl, FPÖ state councilor for Lower Austria, expressed concerns over dogs with a migrant background while disc...

How to Get Involved in Politics in Austria

How do you make your voice heard in a country that is not entirely your own?Politics often seems like a cross between a telenovela and a car c...

#Reichenhetze | When Harrassing the Rich Meets Daily Racism

“How are you doing today?” the paramedic asks with a smile, as the ambulance hurtles towards the hospital. “I’m not talking to a Neger (negro),” the p...

Once More, with Feeling

With contributions pouring in, Alexander Van der Bellen is out to win the Hofburg – again – and help set the tone for Europe’s future On a brilliantl...