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31 January 2018
They came in their tens of thousands to protest against the new far-right coalition government formed by the conservative Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) and the far-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ).
7 December 2016
Austria's far-right Freedom Party presidential candidate Norbert Hofer failed to win the re-run election against former Green leader Alexander Van der Bellen.
25 May 2016
In the run-off second round election for Austria's presidency, Alexander Van der Bellen from the Green Party narrowly defeated Norbert Hofer, the candidate of the far-right Freedom Party.
5 April 2011
AN IMPORTANT case in defending women's right to abortion was won on 10 July at the end of a lower court trial, writes Claudia Sorger, Socialist Left Party, Austria.
11 November 2009
Austria: United action: The last months of raging capitalist crisis have seen devastating attacks begin on the living standards of workers and youth around the world, writes Laura Rafetseder, Socialist Left Party (SLP, CWI in Austria).
5 November 2008
ON 27 October, CWI* members, Margarita D-ller, Lucia D-ller and Irene Müller were suspended from Hellas Kagran, the football club they played for in Vienna whose president is Martin Graf, a prominent far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) MP, writes Laura Rafetseder, Sozialistische Linkspartei (SLP - CWI in Austria).
17 April 2004
LAST MONTH a Viennese court made a final ruling in favour of Claudia Sorger, the spokesperson for women's affairs of the Socialist Left Party (SLP, the Austrian section of the CWI) in a case brought by extreme anti-abortionists...
14 June 2003
MORE THAN one million workers in 18,000 workplaces all over Austria, a third of the entire Austrian workforce, took industrial action on 3 June - the country's biggest strike since world war two, writes Laura Rafetseder, SLP, Vienna.
17 May 2003
Austria: ON 6 May, for the first time in decades, the ÖGB (Austrian trade union federation) called for a national day of action, including strikes, writes Sonja Grusch, Sozialistiche LinksPartei (SLP), Vienna.
3 March 2000
SONJA GRUSCH of the Sozialistische LinksPartei (SLP), Austrian section of the Committee for a Workers International (CWI) - the socialist international organisation to which the Socialist Party is affiliated) reports on the massive school students strike and demos against Austria's new right-wing c...
18 February 2000
MORE THAN 20,000 people took to the streets of Vienna on Saturday 12 February. This demonstration, lasting more than five hours, became the most lively and determined march organised so far against Austria's...
11 February 2000
Robert Bechert explains the urgent need for the movement developing in Austria against Haider to be supported by workers and youth internationally - separately, however, from the hypocritical posturing of the corrupt EU politicians...
11 February 2000
WHY HAS this monster Haider been allowed even a sniff of power in Austria? Does his party's participation in the government mean a return of Nazism?...
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