An important case in defending women´s right to abortion was won on 10
July at the end of a lower court trial. SLP member Claudia Sorger (the
Socialist Left Party is the CWI´s affiliate in Austria) had been taken
to court by the radical anti-abortionists Human Life International
because she had criticised...
On 13 May, in the late afternoon, 200,000 people (according to the ÖGB,
the Austrian trade union federation) marched through the streets of
Vienna against the government’s pension ‘reforms’ (the police said "over
Tuesday, 6 May, was a historic day for Austria. For the first time in
decades the Ã-GB (Austrian trade union federation) called for a national
day of action, including strikes. According to the Ã-GB about 500,000
workers participated all over Austria in about 10,000 activities, such
as workplace meetings,...