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Swiss Review
July 4/20

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Coronavirus in Switzerland – a story of discipline and of how much worse it could have been

Some 2,000* people in Switzerland have died of COVID-19 – an undeniably heavy price. Tens of thousands have lost their jobs and futures. Hundreds of…

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The high-risk group

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“Help is on its way” – Switzerland’s multibillion bailout

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The Swiss experience a new way of life

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Equality of opportunity compromised

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“Go on holiday in Switzerland”

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When satire suddenly toed the line

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A firm handshake

Editorial

Imagine a cattle market somewhere in rural Switzerland. A farmer is offering well-groomed calves and goats for sale. A potential buyer turns up. The…

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The Swiss-Spanish wordsmith

Literature series

Voting ‘super Sunday’ in September

Politics

Following the cancellation of the federal votes that were scheduled for May, as many as five proposals – including the SVP’s limitation initiative –…

New fighter jets for Switzerland

Politics

Many new dads want more days off

Politics

Ray of hope for the Yenish, Sinti and Roma

Society

“Parliament of the Fifth Switzerland” affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

SwissCommunity news

The Council of the Swiss Abroad (CSA) has endorsed the idea of setting up a memorial to Swiss holocaust victims. It has also reiterated its call for…

Congress in Lugano postponed until 2021

SwissCommunity news

Postal delivery of “Swiss Review” severely hampered

SwissCommunity news

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on postal services, resulting in severe restrictions on mail deliveries between Switzerland and many other…

Votes and Elections

Notes from Parliament Building

On 18 March 2020, the Federal Council decided to postpone the federal popular vote scheduled for 17 May 2020. The COVID-19 epidemic and associated…

The “Fifth Switzerland” continues to grow

Notes from Parliament Building

The biggest repatriation operation in Swiss history

Notes from Parliament Building

Celebrating 1 August differently together

Notes from Parliament Building

Old-school hip-hop

Sounds

Hunkeler in the wild

Books

Daniel Koch

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Who left the gold in the train?

News

Were you in Switzerland in October 2019 by any chance? If so, did you accidentally leave a package full of gold bars on a train travelling between St.…

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