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Austrian Election: A Victory For Nationalism!

Yesterday Austrians went to the polls in a general election that promised to send shockwaves through the corridors of the Brussels elite. A campaign in which the three main parties, the ÖVP, SPÖ and FPÖ, were all vying for top spot, was electrifying at times as the leading figures presented their different programs for the country. And now we know; Austrians have voted by a clear majority against more liberalism, against more illegal immigration and for their culture and heritage. [adsense] Whilst the FPÖ is undoubtedly the purists’ choice, the ÖVP’s charismatic young leader and Chancellor-in-waiting Sebastian Kurz has shifted his party’s stance on migration as close to that of the FPÖ as was politically palatable for his parliamentary party. This gave those who, despite ...

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