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8-08 Rent freeze -Austria Tenants and left in Austria demand rent freeze to tackle housing crisis

In the backdrop of soaring inflation and a rent crisis, the Communist Party of Austria (KPO) has launched a petition demanding a freeze on rents until 2029

24-04 Austrian State Election Austrian communists enter Salzburg State Assembly for the first time since 1949

The alliance led by KPÖ performed particularly well in the city of Salzburg, securing 21.8% of the votes and emerging as the second largest force. The regional election saw the incumbent Christian Democrat-Green-Liberal coalition lose its majority

Communists emerge as single largest party in Austrian city of Graz

In the elections held to the city council of Graz, the capital of the Austrian State of Styria and the second-largest city in the country, the Communist Party of Austria (KPO) emerged as the single largest force, securing 28.9% of the votes and 15 seats

Austrian Students Union elections Social-democrats takes lead in Austrian students union elections 

The turnout for these Austrian Students’ Union (ÖH) elections was just 15.79% due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the disenchantment of the students with the insensitive policies of the government with the complicity of the previous ÖH leadership

Austrian Crisis “The burdens of the pandemic must not be passed on to the working class”

The pandemic has exposed the inadequacy of the Austrian public health system, the failure of the federal government, and led to the acceleration of the economic crisis, writes Tibor Zenker, chairman of the Party of Labor of Austria

Austrian Airlines Austrian communists criticize government bailout to private airline

The Austrian government has issued a financial bailout package worth EUR 450 million (USD 510 million) to Austrian Airlines (AUA), a subsidiary of the Germany-based Lufthansa Group

Lower Austria elections Austrian communists regain northeastern municipal council seats

The Communist Party of Austria (KPO) has won seats in four municipalities of the northeastern State of Lower Austria, while the Party of Labour of Austria (PdA) has won one municipal seat

Austria state elections Austrian communists make significant gains in Styrian state elections

The list led by the Communist Party of Austria (KPÖ) won 6.02% of the total votes and 3 seats in the elections to the Styrian state assembly, held on November 24