Category Archives: Austria

Private University Fail (with a dose of political corruption)

The Austrian edition of last week’s Die Zeit (51/2011) contained an article on such a blatant example of a private university gone wrong that I decided to translate the whole article in order to give it a chance of some exposure.  My … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Populist Right (part 2)

Part 1 - Immigration and Integration – why not? The rise of the right in continental Europe clearly has a lot to do with a failure of politics – but it is also closely linked to immigration, and I believe that … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Populist Right* (part 1)

Part 2 – Two weeks ago, Demos  published a pamphlet on populist movements in Europe, The New Face of Digital Populism (a summary can be found at the Guardian website, here, with a handy interactive page provided here). I started … Continue reading

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