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The Swiss Media Monopoly & The Tamedia Takeover

I confess that I don’t read Swiss news from national Swiss news outlets as often as I should. I have the Tribune de Genève and… 732 more words


From German to Swiss-German: Getting around in Basel

It’s been a few months since I first came to Basel, and I clearly remember how curious I was before I did so. Even though I had been living in Germany for two years, I had never crossed the southern borders and visited Switzerland. 921 more words


In memory of a friend.

My friend Martin Müller-Römheld passed away last Sunday. We had recently been discussing a list of books that had made an impression on our lives. On Martin’s list was the book “Steppenwolf” by the Swiss German author Hermann Hesse. 85 more words