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Opinion New gun law stands for ‘more safety and prosperity’

Failure to accept tighter gun control rules could spell the end of Switzerland’s participation in the European security system, warns Pascal Vuichard.

Opinion Reject the de facto ‘disarming’ of Swiss gun owners

The reform of Swiss gun law implementing EU rules on gun control rules go against the Swiss constitution and the public opinion, says Luca Filippini.

Eight years of conflict Reflections on the lives of Syrian children in exile

On the 8th anniversary of the Syrian conflict, UN World Food Programme reflects on life for children uprooted from war.

Opinion ‘Initiative against urban sprawl is unnecessary and harmful’

The Green Party's initiative to curb urban sprawl is too radical and risks blocking further development in Switzerland, argues Hans-Ulrich Bigler.

Opinion COP24: Text adopted, ambitions abandoned

Youth representatives of the Swiss Youth for Climate had front row seats at the COP24 climate negotiations. They were not impressed by the outcome.

Opinion Switzerland’s global status is in jeopardy

Three recent Swiss diplomatic controversies have raised questions about whether the country can still be considered a moral voice in world affairs.

Opinion Switzerland’s golden opportunity for responsible business

Mark Pieth of the University of Basel criticises the Swiss government for lacking the political will to build a more responsible gold supply chain.

Opinion ‘Insurance surveillance law is open to interpretation’

Social Democratic parliamentarian Silvia Schenker argues the new law on social security insurance fraud was drafted in haste and is of poor quality.

Opinion ‘Insurance fraud is unfair and asocial’

Taxpayers and honest citizens will have to foot the bill for insurance cheats if a new law is not accepted by voters, argues Mauro Tuena.

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