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About Franz Obermayr

Franz Obermayr is an MEP for the Austrian Freedom Party. He is the President of the European Alliance for Freedom, a pan-European political party including MEPs from national parties such as the Front National and Vlaams Belang.

Articles by Franz Obermayr

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Populist snapshots: Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) in the European Parliament

This article looks at the basic framing devices of the Austrian Freedom Party's rhetoric in the European parliament, and some of their debates. It is taken from a Counterpoint series on populist rhetoric leading up to the European elections.

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