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Vote May 21, 2017 'Let’s not jeopardise our liberal, secure and advantageous energy supply!'


The new energy law costs a fortune, sets unattainable targets and would deprive citizens of their decision-making powers on an unprecedented scale.

Vote May 21, 2017 Counting on Swiss energy


Switzerland will produce more secure, cleaner and cheaper energy as a result of the Energy Strategy 2050.

Aarau Democracy Days 2017 The tottering agora, or when the heart of democracy flickers


In the 5th century BC one of mankind’s most potent utopias arose in the ancient city-state of Athens: the idea that free public communication ...

Opinion Tax reforms will keep Switzerland a top corporate location


The left is fighting a widely supported tax reform that will ensure international acceptance of Switzerland’s tax system, writes Frank Marty.

Opinion We need fairer corporate tax reforms


Special tax regimes in Switzerland’s cantons should be abolished, argues Prisca Birrer-Heimo.

Opinion Face it. Third generation immigrants are integrated


The president of trade union umbrella group Travail Suisse argues Switzerland should recognise the rights of young people born and raised here.

Opinion A standard naturalisation practice? No thanks!


Swiss People's Party party parliamentarian Barbara Steinemann calls for more caution in the naturalisation process.

Opinion Trump or a conflict of interest in a modern democracy


With his portfolio of business projects, loans and deals, Donald Trump is forcing the US to confront an unprecedented number of entanglements.