In the last decade the condition of Austria’s population and that of other EU member states has deteriorated, with increasingly unequal income distribution, a greater number of working poor and high levels of unemployment. Thus, it comes as no surprise that...
Zehn Tage hat Martin Ehrenhauser, Spitzenkandidat der österreichischen linken Wahlallianz „Europa anders“, vor dem Bundeskanzleramt in Wien campiert. Der parteilose Europaabgeordnete und seine Mitstreiter_innen protestieren gegen die „Rettung“ der Bank Hypo Alpe-Adria, die 18 Mrd. Euro kosten wird.
The Reactionary Rebellion (read the essay by Walter Baier) is gaining steam in Austria and Germany and de-facto abolishing the Geneva convention on refugees, which sets a dangerous precedent for others in the region.
On 3 and 4 June, around 1000 people came together in Vienna for the “Aufbruch” (“departure”) conference, hoping to create a movement, that, however defined, could serve as a new umbrella of the Austrian left and as a challenge and alternative to the anti-social and right-leaning state of Austrian politics right now.