How did a 31-year-old get elected chancellor of Austria? And does Sebastian Kurz''s meteoric rise signal a generational shift to unbridled identity politics? Kurz, a conservative, has been sworn in as part of a government that includes the return of the far-right to government - with the Freedom Party''s leader his deputy and minister of civil service. The FPÖ also obtained the interior, foreign and defence ministries.

Austria: The Normalisation of the Far-Right

How did a 31-year-old get elected chancellor of Austria? And does Sebastian Kurz''s meteoric rise signal a generational shift to unbridled identity politics? Kurz, a conservative, has been sworn in as part of a government that includes the return of the far-right to government - with the Freedom Party''s leader his deputy and minister of civil service. The FPÖ also obtained the interior, foreign and defence ministries.