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Enforcement of deportation initiative

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Second Gotthard road tunnel

Home improvement vs high-tech future Yes, the Gotthard tunnel needs to be safer. But how?

Advocates of doubling the Gotthard road tunnel maintain that the accident risk can be reduced only if there are two one-way segments. But ...

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Tax breaks for married couples

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Banning speculation with food commodities

Leftwing initiative Bid to end financial speculation on foodstuffs

A proposal put forward by the Young Socialists aims to curb dramatic price rises on foodstuffs by restricting financial institutions from ...

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Direct democracy What’s a people’s or citizens’ initiative?

Switzerland gives its citizens the chance to play a direct part in political decision-making. Although direct democracy is not unique to ...

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