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The week ahead Vote reactions, tax data sharing and becoming Swiss

Here are the stories to look forward to on swissinfo.ch for the week beginning September 25, 2017. 


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Monday

We’ll have reactions from the September 24 votes - 'no' to pension reform and 'yes' to food security. What will political pundits say about launching another attempt to ensure there is enough money in the state coffers to pay for old-age security for future generations?

What will the decisions mean for Switzerland’s future, and what’s the media’s take? 



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Tuesday 

Can exchanging tax data play into the hands of undemocratic regimes? It’s a question Swiss lawmakers are asking themselves while considering whether to ratify the automatic exchange of banking information with a new batch of countries. We’ll have an in-depth look at the debate. 



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Wednesday

Twenty-five years ago, Switzerland voted to launch a major rail project that has changed the face of the country and its transport infrastructure. A look at how direct democracy laid the groundwork. 

Then, the first story in a series on what it’s like to live in Switzerland as part of the LGBTQ community. 



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Thursday

A couple from Scotland and Poland shares their story of becoming Swiss. 





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