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Democracy Labs When shopping gets political

Are there other ways of judging how politically involved young people are than looking at voter turnout?

Blocher on the EEA vote ‘We were the only ones who cared about Swiss self-determination’

Christoph Blocher speaks to about the 1992 vote on EEA membership, his millions, and politics a quarter of a century later.

Bodenmann on the EEA vote ‘The EU has developed better than Switzerland’

Former president of the Social Democrat Party, Peter Bodenmann, talks about the momentous EEA vote, 25 years after the Swiss rejection.

No to EEA, 25 years on A quarter-century of Switzerland’s special status in Europe

Some 25 years before Britons voted to leave the European Union, Swiss people cast their ballot in a similar vote with far-reaching implications.