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Articles on Austrian politics which have appeared in past issues of CER.

13 November 2000
Between Indifference and Opposition
Magali Perrault
Austria reacts to the EC's 2000 Progress Reports.

16 October 2000
Nuking the Neighbours
Magali Perrault
As Czechs and Austrians cross swords over the Temelín nuclear power plant, a long-term dialogue between leaders is needed more than ever.

2 October 2000
Almost Normal
Magali Perrault
One year after the parliamentary elections and with the EU sanctions lifted, Austria is face to face with normality.

5 June 2000
Not Just Racism
Bernd Baumgartl
To understand Jörg Haider's appeal to Austrians, one must look past simple racism.

22 May 2000
One Hundred Days of Solitude
Magali Perrault
The first three months of Austria's new government.

17 April 2000
Brown Stains
Magali Perrault
The case of Nazi-era psychiatrist and later prominent Social Democrat Heinrich Gross has begun to chip away at the veneer covering the Austrian Social Democrats' forgotten past.

3 April 2000
The Re-Austrianisation of Central Europe
Magali Perrault and Ian Hall
Is a new form of far-right politics taking hold in both Western and East Central Europe?

3 April 2000
The EU’s Real Haider Problem
Andrew Roberts
Haider-bashing is good politics for established European political parties, both right and left.

13 March 2000
On the Inside Looking Out
Lonnie Johnson
Austria's New ÖVP-FPV Government, Jörg Haider and Europe.

28 February 2000
The Other Austria
Magali Perrault
200,000 Austrians took to the streets of Vienna to demonstrate against the new coalition.

21 February 2000
The Haider Phenomenon
Lonnie Johnson
Neither dictatorship nor civil war are on the horizon in Austria.

14 February 2000
Commotion in 3/4 Time
Saša Cvijetić
Austria ponders the fate of its annual Vienna Opera Ball.

7 February 2000
Magali Perrault
The emergence of Austria's new government has provoked international condemnation.

31 January 2000
AUSTRIA: Is There Life after Haider?
Magali Perrault
Has Haider revived traditional Austrian anti-Semitism?

10 October 1999
Trouble on the Island of the Blessed
Magali Perrault
The success of Joerg Haider is often imprecisely explained by the failure of the Austrians to face up to their role as Hitler's "willing executioners."


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