Tag:eu

Ewald Nowotny on the EU Post-Pandemic

The pandemic could be the making of the EU, says the former ÖNB governor. On coronabonds,” the “frugal four” and the clever Mrs. Merkel.

Nine Tips for Buying Property in Vienna

Buying real estate can be a daunting task – especially if you’ve just relocated from another country. Not only is it a major financial commitment, it will affect your and your family’s quality of life for years to come.

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...

Mother of Mayhem

The political chaos in London as the government and the House of Commons struggle to find a solution to Brexit has exposed serious flaws in the once-a...

Hitting Home

“Economists,” American novelist William Gilmore Simms is quoted as saying, “put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.”...

Delirious Albion

Nearly three years after the referendum vote to leave the European Union, British policymakers have only just begun to acknowledge the stark choices d...

Pro & Con | June 2019

The EU plans to abolish daylight savings time in 2021. A good idea? Time for Change Good riddance, I say! The benefits of Daylight Saving Time (DST)...

The Choice for Europe Ⓜ️

So here we are, at press time, with Austria’s governing coalition deservedly in tatters. After the release of a fatally compromising video the far-right vice chancellor H.C. Strache has been shown the door.

Delirious Albion – the UK’s Dizzying Brexit Choices

Nearly three years after the referendum vote to leave the European Union, British policymakers have only just begun to acknowledge the stark choices d...

Timothy Snyder’s Call to Action

In an age of confusion, historian and author Timothy Snyder looks to the past for a guide to the future of the West.On a pleasant evening in late...

Growth and Its Discontents

Central Europe has experienced a soaring economy in the last two decades. Yet the disaffection of many shows the limits of what economic gro...

“You’re a Young Guy” | Kurz Meets Trump

Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz described his meeting with United States president Donald Trump Wednesday as “very disputatious” in an interview wi...

Star-Chef to Stand for EU Parliament

Restauranteur, nutritionist and TV personality Sarah Wiener formally announced Feb. 15 her candidacy for EU Parliament on the Green Party list, pendin...

The Day Slovakia Was Born | An Eyewitness Remembers

An American with Slovak roots shares his memories of the day when Slovakia was born.The air was frigid on Bratislava’s Námestie SNP as the cal...

Special Report | Can Austria Help Bring the Balkans Into the EU?

Can Austria help bring Southeastern Europe into the EU’s fold? After all, as State Chancellor Klemens von Metternich knew, “the Balkans begin at Rennw...

Education in Post-Communist CEE

What is the best role for government in higher education, hands-on or off the table?It might seem strange that a generation after the fall of th...

The State of the Union – Post-Brexit Europe

The Brexit vote has shaken the Europe’s political foundations. Will the project begin to unravel, or is this a new start for the Continent?They ...

From Rags to Tovariches

Amid all the EU’s troubles over refugees, Schengen and the common currency, it’s easy to forget that in one regard, the Union has been extremely succe...