Sebastian Kurz and the Rise of the European Millennial

by Alan Pandew Nov 29, 2017 in World News
The 31-year-old likely Austrian prime minister will soon be the world’s youngest head of government.

While the United States is governed by its oldest-inaugurated president in history, many of its cousins in Europe seem to be charting a different course. Indeed, many Trump’s would-be successors—Bernie Sanders, who is seventy-six years old, Joe Biden, who is seventy-four, Elizabeth Warren, who is sixty-eight, and even Hillary Clinton (who celebrates her seventieth birthday today)—seem to be joining in on the American trend of abandoning retirement altogether. Europe is different. The near-assured ascension of thirty-one-year-old Austrian foreign minister Sebastian Kurz to his nation’s highest post would make him the world’s youngest leader, beating a contemporary in North Korea by a debated number of years.

Kurz is “slick and opportunistic, the polar opposite of Angela Merkel,” the German chancellor, in style and deed, says Clay Clemens, European politics professor at the College of William & Mary. “The anti-establishment mood is strong everywhere, but especially in Austria,” Clemens tells me, arguing that Kurz is “a young careerist” in the mold of the Jupiterian current president of France. “When party brass told him to wait his turn, he turned on its leadership and made full use of its unpopularity to fashion a Macron-style candidacy… His huge network of younger contacts was a huge asset.”
The 31-year-old likely Austrian prime minister will soon be the world’s youngest head of government.
Emmanuel Macron, thirty-nine, is Kurz’s most prominent peer, but Alexis Tsipras, forty-three, of Greece and Spanish opposition politician Pablo Iglesias, thirty-nine, are other examples. If you have access to a time machine, beam the headline “Trump and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras hold joint White House press conference” from last week to our friends in 2014, who would be gobsmacked by the joint rise of the populist-right outsider and the radical left Greek (reportedly, the two actually got along swimmingly).
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Posted by Alan Pandew Nov 29, 2017
Diego Costa is a famous German journalist and journalist, with many well-known analytical writings throughout Europe and the world. He has many articles analyzing Serbian-Croatian War, Siries Civil War, Afghanistan.

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Alan Pandew Nov 29, 2017
Diego Costa is a famous German journalist and journalist, with many well-known analytical writings throughout Europe and the world. He has many articles analyzing Serbian-Croatian War, Siries Civil War, Afghanistan.
Alan Pandew Nov 29, 2017
Diego Costa is a famous German journalist and journalist, with many well-known analytical writings throughout Europe and the world. He has many articles analyzing Serbian-Croatian War, Siries Civil War, Afghanistan.
Alan Pandew Nov 29, 2017
Diego Costa is a famous German journalist and journalist, with many well-known analytical writings throughout Europe and the world. He has many articles analyzing Serbian-Croatian War, Siries Civil War, Afghanistan.
Alan Pandew Nov 29, 2017
Diego Costa is a famous German journalist and journalist, with many well-known analytical writings throughout Europe and the world. He has many articles analyzing Serbian-Croatian War, Siries Civil War, Afghanistan.

Rental truck policies are under scrutiny as one appeared to be used in the NYC terror attack that killed 8

by Alan Pandew Nov 29, 2017 in World News
The 31-year-old likely Austrian prime minister will soon be the world’s youngest head of government.

On Tuesday, a driver plowed a rented Home Depot truck down a bike lane, killing at least eight people.

Previously, the New York Police Department has instructed truck rental companies — including Home Depots in New York City metro area — on how to identify suspicious customers, according to police officials.

The NYPD spoke with 148 truck rental businesses multiple times over the last year, Deputy Commissioner John Miller said in a press conference early Tuesday evening. According to Miller, the region's vehicle rental industry has a "high level of awareness" of how to identify people who may carry out terrorist attacks.
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Unboxing the iPhone X: Here's everything inside and what you'll need to get

by Alan Pandew Nov 29, 2017 in World News
The 31-year-old likely Austrian prime minister will soon be the world’s youngest head of government.

We got our hands on the iPhone X and had the chance to unbox Apple's newest device. Here's what you get inside the box, and what you might want to purchase in order to take full advantage of all of the phone's features. Following is a transcript of the video.

Steve Kovach: The iPhone X is finally here and we’re going to show you what’s inside. But even if you spent $1,000 on this thing, you’re still going to need some extra accessories. Alright, so this is the space gray model, 256GB. There's also a 64GB option.
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