All posts in Swiss politics

New National Council, according to SRF projection
October 19, 2015, 1 Comment

Switzerland has voted and moved decisively to the right. So far right, in fact, that it could now actually be in Austria.

Nuclear pills

In case of nuclear emergency: take a pill

November 20, 2014, 4 Comments

My nuclear pills arrived in the post today, courtesy of the government.

Gripen Ja poster

Fighting over new Swiss jets

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, 38 Comments

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