100 years of Red Vienna
This year the 100th anniversary will take place of the „Red Vienna“.
Back in Protected content , leaving the Habsburg Empire behind, Vienna holds its first free communal elections on May 4th Protected content . It becomes the first city of over a million inhabitants to appoint a social democratic administration, whose work between Protected content the disruption of democracy in February Protected content to earn much international acclaim.
The introduction of the social democratic movement in Vienna embraces and reforms all spheres of life – from social and health policy to education and housing. Until today we see still the remnants of this political program, such as funded apartments for people (“Gemeindebau”), who cannot afford to buy or pay full rental fees. This is also a reminder to see that the average standard of living in Vienna is still high despite lower income and still affordable for children rich families and people with lower wages. We will visit the Exhibition of the “100 years socialism of Red Vienna”, and also the Protected content which is a landmark built in Protected content .
On May 1st, the entrance iis for free and we will use this opportunity to visit the exhibitions and the building.
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