Tag:democracy

Is Liberalism Dying? A Look at What Went Wrong After 1989

"The Light that Failed: A Reckoning" by IWM fellow Ivan Krastev and NYU professor Stephen Holmes explains what went wrong with Western liberalism.

Protests in Belarus, Support in Vienna

Lies about COVID-19, unprovoked police violence and suspected fraud in the presidential election have brought 200,000 to the streets of Minsk demanding a new election. A Belarusian student at the Uni Wien stays involved from abroad.

Hungarian Theater Is Threatened

The autonomy of the internationally renowned Hungarian University of Theater and Film Arts is undermined by a government-controlled restructuring.

The Choice for Europe

Amid foreign efforts to undermine Western democracy, decisive questions increasingly can only be addressed in Brussels.So here we are, at press ti...

Opinion | Moralism & the Arts

Just as we should not condemn a work of art because of the artist’s private behavior, we should also be careful about applying norms of social respect...

Last Word | February 2018 | Proporz

To be truly integrated in Vienna there are certain terms no dictionary or Deutschkurs will properly explain. But you’re no stranger, so here’s this mo...

The Dangers of Denial

Two years after the start of the refugee crisis, some hard truths and daunting challenges can no longer be ignored.Since 2015, when over a mil...

Lost in the City

We live in a city of stories. Each time you turn a corner, you become part of the history of the place. Even if you know your home town inside out, it...

Opinion | How to Tame the Dangers of Democracy

Democracy, for all its flaws, may in fact be the best form of government. But there are many ways to improve itBy Peter Emerson...
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