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Issue at stake: Single health insurance

Opinion Health insurance needs to be more democratic

If the initiative “For a single public health insurer” is adopted in the upcoming nationwide vote on September 28, Switzerland’s health insurance ...

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Issue at stake: VAT on eating out

Tax rate vote Restaurant owners cry foul over takeaways

Swiss restaurants and hotels have been suffering as a result of competition from takeaways. Their trade association has mounted a political ...

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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 ...