“Bank Rescue is a Crime”

People ♦ Published: April 14, 2014; 13:32 ♦ (Vindobona)

Martin Ehrenhauser, leading candidate of the Austrian electorial alliance “Europa Anders”, which is running for the EU elections, has voiced harsh criticism about the saving of financial institutes.

According to Ehrenhauser, the finance system is broken and lives off public aids. / Picture: © Vindobona.org

On Sunday Ehrenhauser left the TV discussion round “Pressestunde” on Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) as a protest and is now demonstrating against the bank rescue of Austrian problem bank Hypo Group Alpe Adria.

“Metaphorically speaking, I wanted to protest and demonstrate that we can stand up, and that sometimes fundamental protest is necessary. We do not have to…