Vienna holds off a challenge from Austria’s far-right party. Meanwhile, Swiss elections look like confirming the right’s strength there, but in Switzerland votes bear little relationship to political power.
The World is Not Enough is a blog about world politics, looking at parties, elections and political ideas across the globe from an Australian perspective. Charles Richardson has been a regular Crikey contributor since 2002; he has a PhD in political philosophy and has worked in a variety of political positions. Read more about the blog here.