Tag:Editors Letter

What Moves Us | April 2018

I remember the first time I sat in an electric car. It was at a sustainability event in Grafenegg. Tesla had used a lotus chassis for ...

Are we Losing Hope in Democracy?

In theory, it’s a great idea. We all join in and decide who we’d like to govern us. We get the leadership we ask for. But recent elect...

Editor’s Letter | April 2017

What’s in a Name I’m terrible at Siezen. That fine art of gauging when to address someone formally with “Sie” and when to cross the threshold...

Editor’s Letter | March 2017

A Penny for your Dreams Ever heard the quote “Find a job that you love and you’ll never work a day of your life”? It’s Confucius. And in this...

Editor’s Letter | February 2017

You won’t read about it in the tourist brochures. They don’t allocate any of the marketing budget to it. But still, the visitors know. And the loc...

Editor’s Letter | November 2016

Naked and Screaming It was way too soon. When the phone call came from a close friend that his son was about to be born, I didn’t know what t...

Forever Learning

Life lessons One of my earliest memories is something my father said. I was having a tantrum after a fight with a classmate. “She’s just stup...

Is Vienna Smart?

Define smart It’s hard to grumble in Vienna. Public transportation runs on time, a woman can safely walk home at night, the cycling paths make sense...

Editor’s Letter | We the People | October 2015

Newsrooms around the world are discussing how and when to use the words “refugee” and “migrant.” Terminology is key when it comes to why people are fl...