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  • Report
  • The Victims on Europe’s Eastern Borders

  • By Gavin Rae | 21 Oct 21
  • A humanitarian emergency is once again developing on the European Union’s borders: Refugees find themselves trapped between Poland and Belarus as Polish government takes increasingly aggressive action and even declared the state of emergeny in two of its regions.
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  • Report
  • A Day That Changed Not Only Graz

  • By Michael Graber | 29 Sep 21
  • For the first time since 1945 in a large Austrian city, the second largest in the country with about 300,000 inhabitants, the bourgeois candidate was voted out in favour of a Communist. Long-time mayor Siegfried Nagl (ÖVP – conservative) suffered heavy losses, while the KPÖ under city councilwoman Elke Kahr came out in first place.
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  • Analysis
  • Germany’s Upcoming Bundestag Election

  • By Harald Pätzolt | 21 Sep 21
  • In view of the recession in Germany’s manufacturing industry and with Angela Merkel not standing for election, the parties of the three chancellor candidates are closer in the polls than ever before. Die LINKE could have one path to power: in a coalition with the Social Democrats and the Greens.
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  • Analysis
  • Elections to the Russian State Duma

  • By Jiří Málek | 17 Sep 21
  • There will be a number of important elections on the European continent this year. Somewhat out of sights of mainstream media and EU citizens are the elections to the highest legislative body in the Russian Federation – the Duma. What are the issues involved?
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  • Analysis
  • Norway Is Moving to the Left – And Rethinking Its EU Relations

  • 10 Sep 21
  • On Monday, 13 September, Norwegians from the North Cape to south most Lindesnes vote on who will fill the seats of the national parliament in Oslo (Stortinget). Polls suggest that the election will produce a change in government, forcing current Prime Minister Erna Solberg out of office.
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  • Lecture
  • The Relevance of Otto Bauer and Austro-Marxism Today

  • By Walter Baier | 04 Sep 21
  • More than a century ago, socialists in Austria were calling themselves 'socialists' because they wanted to create a new social model known as 'socialism'. At their intellectual peak, they set up a school of Marxist theory, which they described as being separate from both social-democratic reformism...
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