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Dr. Alma Zadić | From Refugee to Minister

Dr. Alma Zadić, a Bosnian-born lawyer who came to Austria as a 10-year-old when her family fled from the war-torn Balkans in the 1990s, has been named justice minister.

Strache Loyalists Found New Party

Three FPÖ members of the Viennese municipal council announced today that they’d form a new political club – The Alliance for Austria (DAÖ). Former FPÖ chief H.C. Strache is expected to head the new party in due time.

Party Manifestos | What the Social Democratic Party (SPÖ) Wants for Austria

The 46-page SPÖ manifesto focuses on health, work, education, infrastructure and protecting the climate – but also contains some bold policy proposals.

Party Manifestos | What the Liberal Party (NEOS) Wants for Austria

the party’s 80-pages manifesto focuses on protecting the climate and sustainability, alongside long-term NEOS topics such as education, a pension reform and more transparency for parties and state authorities.

Party Manifestos | What the Green Party Wants for Austria

Led into the 2019 elections by long-time politician Werner Kogler, the fight against climate change and for sustainability takes center stage in the Green party manifesto.

Party Manifestos | What the Liste JETZT Wants for Austria

The list led by former Green MP Peter Pilz seems unlikely to make it into parliament this time. The central idea of the Liste JETZT is better control of the government.

Party Manifestos | What the Small Parties Want for Austria

Seven smaller parties are also running in the 2019 parliamentary elections, but only two – Wandel and the KPÖ – made it onto the national ballot.

Party Manifestos | What the Liberal Party (NEOS) Wants for Austria

the party’s 80-pages manifesto focuses on protecting the climate and sustainability, alongside long-term NEOS topics such as education, a pension reform and more transparency for parties and state authorities.

Austria’s Projected National Election Results

Despite the ÖVP being the big winner, this year’s election has some surprises in storeAustrians cast their votes in National elections on Sunday...

Opinion | The Troubled State of the Austrian Left

With the Greens absorbed in internecine warfare, the prospects for a progressive left agenda look increasingly dimWith just a month until the pa...

Opinion | The Ugly Truth

If you’ve been following the American election, this has been a very tumultuous month for women. The release of a ten-year-old tape showing Donald Tru...

5 Things You Need to Know to Vote in the U.S. Elections

Key Reminders from the Federal Voting Assistance Program during Absentee Voting Week ALEXANDRIA, Va. - With less than two months until the General El...

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...