Haider's Helpers

A handful of top execs are openly supporting the far-right pol, and more may follow

He rose to power thanks to swelling support from Austria's disgruntled working class. Playing on their fear of immigrants, unemployment, and globalization, the populist far-right Freedom Party leader Jorg Haider engineered his party's participation in Austria's coalition government for the first time. But Haider also has powerful backers from an even more influential lobby--business.

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