What’s next for Austria with right-far right coalition?

Sebastian Kurz said that Austrians voted two months ago and they made a fundamental decision for change in our country. In your opinion how much this change will be driven by radical populist FPÖ (they have MFA, MoD, and also Interior Ministry) and how much is it going to change domestic and European politics of Austria? Read few comments.

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen ÖVP leader Sebastian Kurz und FPÖ chairman Heinz-Christian Strache. Credit: http://www.bundespraesident.at/Peter Lechner/HBF

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Are Austria’s SocDems going far-right (far-left)?

Eastern European countries are exporting their joblessness to Austria, Chancellor Christian Kern said. He is talking also about changing course. Is his aim to attract far-right voters and could this work for Social Democrats especially in the situation when also ÖVP is shifting to the right on many issues? Read few comments.

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What can other politicians learn from Austria’s Van der Bellen when facing populists, extremists?

What are the main reasons for Alexander Van der Bellen victory and would you say there something from his campaign what is possible to replicate in other political campaigns when facing populist, extremists opponents?

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How does Austria’s Hofer fit into current populist wave?

As the results of the second round of Austrian presidential election in May were annulled, re-vote between leftist Alexander Van der Bellen and far-right populist Norbert Hofer is due to take place on 4 December 2016.

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Green President Van der Bellen: Will his victory change green (left) politics in Europe?

There were many discussions that if populist right candidate Norbert Hofer would win presidential election in Austria what kind of impact it may have on far-right in Europe. But the winner is Alexander Van der Bellen who was supported by Greens. Do you think that his victory may somehow affect Green parties in Europe, respectively less traditional left parties or not, and why? Read few comments.

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Austria: Will Van der Bellen’s victory affects green, less traditional left parties?

There were many discussions that if populist right candidate Norbert Hofer will win presidential election in Austria what kind of impact it may have on far-right in Europe. But the winner is Alexander Van der Bellen who was supported by Greens. Do you think that his victory may somehow affect Green parties in Europe, respectively less traditional left parties or not, and why? Read few comments.

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Hofer vs Van der Bellen: Who has a better chance of becoming Austria’s president?

If you look at the short period of time between the first and second round of presidential election which candidate was in your opinion more effective in sending the message to supporters and especially to undecided voters and what was the main message of Norbert Hofer and his rival Alexander Van der Bellen? Read few comments.

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