29 November 2016
As Austria’s rulers make peace with the fascists ahead of a presidential election, only militant opposition on the streets will push back the threat
23 May 2016
Norbert Hofer of the fascist Freedom Party (FPO) came within a few thousand votes of becoming Austria’s president in Sunday’s election.
26 April 2016
Presidential election results has shaken Austrian politics to the core. In the first round the fascist candidate Norbert Hofer of the Freedom Party came first with over 35 percent of the vote.
21 January 2016
Protesters took to the streets yesterday, Wednesday, as Austria’s government began a new clampdown on refugees’ freedom of movement.
03 November 2015
Anger is growing at the Austria’s “razor wire minister” as winter deepens the plight of refugees, reports David Albrich
08 September 2015
The refugees shut out to die by Fortress Europe have refused to go quietly. Borders were temporarily opened last week as anti-migrant governments tried and failed to hold them back.
20 January 2015
Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache and his team of lawyers are trying to silence the anti-fascist movement by pressing charges against the socialist paper Linkswende in several law suits.
03 April 2012
Workers from Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle, near Liverpool, protested outside the Austrian embassy in London last Friday against their treatment at the hands of the Austrian-based firm.
30 March 2012
Workers from Mayr Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle, near Liverpool, protested outside the Austrian embassy in London today, Friday, against their treatment at the hands of the Austrian-based firm.
02 November 2010
Students from Greece and Austria came to the EAN conference, as well as Julien Sergere, a college teacher from France.
20 April 2010
This exhibition of the work of German and Austrian internees on the Isle of Man marks the 70th year since the opening of internment camps on the island.
15 December 2009
Students have been occupying the University of Vienna in Austria for more than three months.
09 December 2009
08 December 2009
Students across Austria have been in occupation for more than three months, battling against a government that is assaulting education funding and attempting to push through neoliberal reforms.
08 December 2009
Voices from student occupations in Austria and Serbia
08 December 2009
For weeks now students have shown that they are capable of organising themselves – and not only in Austria. More than 100 working groups have grown out of the occupation at the main university in Vienna.
24 November 2009
New revolts in Europe
The university occupation movement in Austria is now into its fifth week and is going from strength to strength. The media is supporting the protests, and commenting on the international character of the movement – and that the Austrian students have "infected" Germany with their radicalism. The movement is helping to put increasing pressure on the government.
03 November 2009
A wave of student protest is sweeping Austria. Students at the Fine Arts University in the capital, Vienna, began it by occupying their college after the principal announced fee increases and changes to course funding.
07 July 2009
Bruno, Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest comic persona, is an airheaded Austrian gay fashionista who has come to the US in search of fame.
14 April 2009
Rodolfo Muñoz Ramirez is a percussionist from Lima, Peru, and Christoph Müller is an Austrian musician most famous for his work with The Gotan Project.