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Renewable vs fossil A tax revolution to fund the energy shift?

To reduce consumption of fossil fuels, a steep increase in fuel prices is needed: this is what Switzerland’s Liberal Greens are proposing with ...

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Family time Switzerland: home to the world’s most expensive crèches

In Switzerland, full-time childcare costs parents some two-thirds of an average salary – a world record. While some financial aid and tax breaks ...

Government gets involved First-time funds fight poverty with education

When the Swiss school day ends, most children head for clubs or sports. But those who can’t afford to go are left on their own, already at a ...

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Democracy in action Going to the polls

A vote weekend in Switzerland - ballots are cast at local, cantonal and national levels. Swiss citizens are called to cast their votes several ...

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