Tag: Freedom Party

Far Right

Brand me a neo-nazi if you like, but I’m a bit fed up with all the British media labeling the two right-wing parties who did so well in Austria yesterday as "far right". Cultural populists they might be, anti-EU integration

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Austrian Election – Initial Results

18:30 UK – 99% of count in SPÖ 29.7% ÖVP 25.6% FPÖ 18.0% BZÖ 11.0% Gr 9.8%   SPÖ 58 ÖVP 50 FPÖ 35 BZÖ 21 Gr 19  18:00 UK Latest Results SPÖ 29.7% ÖVP 26.0% FPÖ 18.2% BZÖ 9.6%

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Sunday’s excitement in Austria

Two days ago I was sat in a coffee house in the middle of Austria, reading the Sunday papers as they did their best to present an analysis of what the country could expect in its final week of electioneering.

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First Austrian Prediction

Normally I turn my hand to electoral predictions in the UK, but these next three weeks I’ll be posting predictions on the forthcoming Austrian elections. It will also give me an opportunity to test out a new image gallery plugin.

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Austria Votes

Forget the ongoing story here in the UK over how long our beleaguered Prime Minister Gordon Brown can last (and he’s facing not just another by-election defeat but potential electoral meltdown), or the interminable campaign in the USA. The real

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