All posts in Swiss politics

Gripen Ja poster
April 28, 2014, 1 Comment

Switzerland is neutral but it isn’t pacifist, with a policy of armed neutrality.

Swiss EU flags

A letter from the Swiss to the EU

February 20, 2014, 13 Comments

Imagine the people of Switzerland writing a collective letter to the people of the European Union.

Vote result 9.2.14

The Swiss boat is full

February 10, 2014, 35 Comments

Einstein, Nestlé, Hayek, Maggi. None of them was born Swiss. Even Switzerland’s newest Olympic gold medallist, Dario Cologna, was initially Ita ...

Anti-immigration SVP poster campaign

Decision time in Switzerland (again)

January 15, 2014, 8 Comments

This week ballot papers are landing in post boxes all across Switzerland. That’s right: it’s referendum time. Again.