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Elections in Italy and Austria have shown the power of populist tactics to gain votes. Does this spell the end to social democracy as we know it? Dirk Schümer is Europe Correspondent for Die Welt, based in Venice. Emma Wallis asked him first what he thought about the Austrian election results and whether van der Bellen's victory means that the tide is turning back towards established parties?