Clemens Ruthner’s polemic and highly amusing critique of discursive political correctness in times of economic crisis can be highly recommended.

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Viennese cuisine between political correctness and nationalism

It is well-known that the Viennese cuisine mostly consists of stolen goods: the breaded schnitzel actually comes from Milan, the goulash from Hungary, and the dumplings from Bohemia. However, while German chancellor Angela Merkel asks half of Europe to tighten their belts, lucky Austria is worrying about the correct names for its delicious food.

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