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Hosted by: Benjamin von Wyl

What inspires your optimism for democracy?

We want to know why you still have hope for democracy in your home country and in the world.

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Hosted by: Katy Romy

Did you emigrate after retiring because you couldn’t make ends meet at home?

Each year, a certain amount of Swiss move abroad to avoid financial hardship. Are you one of them?

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Hosted by: Giannis Mavris

What is Switzerland’s reputation in the country where you live?

Many Swiss people believe their country has a good reputation worldwide. But how true is this?

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Hosted by: Pauline Turuban

Gun control: how should firearms be regulated?

What is your experience of guns? Based on your local situation, are you favourable to stricter or more liberal gun control?

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Hosted by: Kaoru Uda

What does ‘dying with dignity’ mean for you?

Have you ever cared for or accompanied a family member or a friend until their death? If you were in this situation, what would you wish for? What does a dignified death mean to you?

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Hosted by: Céline Stegmüller

The lifespan of a Swiss banknote – what would you like to know?

Things don’t last forever – and banknotes are no exception. What are your questions on the lifespan of a Swiss banknote?

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Hosted by: Marc-André Miserez

What do you think about corporate funding for university teaching and research?

Is it right for banks to fund the academic chairs that will train the economists and financiers of tomorrow?

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Hosted by: Katy Romy

Do the Greens deserve a seat in government despite losing support in the federal elections?

Despite winning fewer seats in the federal elections, the Green Party is making a bid for the governing Federal Council

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Hosted by: Thair Alsaadi

How do you get reliable information on the Israeli-Palestinian war and other global conflicts?

How are you informing yourself about the Israeli-Palestinian war and other global conflicts, and how do you know the information is trustworthy?

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Hosted by: Simon Bradley

Are carbon offsets worth it?

Have you ever paid to offset the carbon emissions from your flight or invested in a carbon offset scheme?

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Hosted by: Tomoko Muth

How attractive is banking as a career?

Banking was once one of the most sought-after professions in Switzerland. Have you ever wanted to work in banking? Join the discussion!

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Hosted by: Emilie Ridard

E-voting or postal voting: how did you participate in the Swiss federal elections?

Did you vote by post or online in the recent Swiss elections? Let us know what your experience was.

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Hosted by: Dominique Soguel

What role do ethical considerations play when you purchase gold?

Are you willing to pay a premium to know where and how the gold was sourced? Tell us what you think!

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Hosted by: Igor Petrov

Do you have money-saving tips to deal with the rising cost of living?

What is the situation in your country of residence? Are costs of living rising, and what are you doing to save money?

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Hosted by: Pauline Turuban

Do you consider yourself a religious person? Why?

As religious affiliation declines in many countries, we are interested in your relationship to religion.

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Hosted by: Jessica Davis Plüss

What is the secret to longevity?

What do you think about the longevity industry? What have you heard are the secrets to living a longer, healthier life?

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Hosted by: Giannis Mavris

What are the global challenges facing Switzerland?

Switzerland’s foreign policy is being put to the test. What international challenges will the country have to overcome in the coming months and years?

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Hosted by: Luigi Jorio

Water is becoming scarcer in many places, even in Switzerland. What’s the situation where you live?

Water is becoming scarcer in many parts of the world. What are you doing to save water?

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