Tag: Austria

Still think population displacement is a Conspiracy Theory

In Austria, the number of people born abroad has reached a new high. One of the small nation’s top parties is ringing the alarm about Austria’s continuous influx of foreigners. Almost 1.8 million (20.1 percent) of the people living in Austria were born abroad, according to the latest 2020 migration report by the Austrian Integration Fund. Five years ago, the proportion was 18.3 percent.

Austrian Chameleon was all things to all men

There is no question about whether the Austrian chancellor jumped or was pushed when he announced his resignation on Saturday. His coalition partners the Greens have put the knife to Sebastian Kurz’s neck when they have initiated a vote of confidence against the embattled chancellor for Tuesday, which he was almost certainly bound to lose.

The Death Experience

Death and Transfiguration is neither poem nor soliloquy. The hour of midnight had long struck when my thoughts asked the question, what is it like to die? I was alone, the background to my whimsical notions was Richard Strauss’s musical-poem, “Death and Transfiguration”.

The 387 Houses of Peter Fritz

In 1993, while rummaging through a junk shop in Vienna, Austria, artist Oliver Croy made an extraordinary discovery—hundreds of beautiful, handcrafted architectural models each neatly wrapped in rubbish bags. Croy was so attracted by the skilled workmanship that he acquired the entire lot—nearly four hundred of them.