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In the graph above I have plotted the share of immigrants in Swiss cantons and the percentage of votes for the Swiss People’s Party in the Swiss federal elections of October 16. 69 more words
GENEVA – The Swiss federal government has confirmed a dominant performance in legislative elections by a nationalist party that seized on widespread concerns about mass migration in Europe, marking a shift to the political right. 107 more words
The rightist Swiss People’s Party (SVP) triumphed in the country’s parliamentary elections Sunday, winning just under 30% of the vote for its vigorous stance against immigration. 151 more words
Upcoming Event: "One year after the referendum on mass immigration – the state of EU-Switzerland relations"
Thursday, 5 February 2015
Venue: Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Brussels
About the event
On 9 February last year, the Swiss people voted in favour of a proposal to tackle “mass-immigration” with 50,3% of the votes and a majority of the cantons. 219 more words
Yesterday Switzerland voted on whether its central bank should be holding more gold as a proportion of its total assets. Gold currently makes up for around 7% of the total assets of Swiss National Bank, the country’s central bank. 1,180 more words
The past few days have been full of amazing political events.
While everybody, IFO included, is laughing at the ineptness of the Russian kleptocrats in getting hotels and other services up and running in time for the Olympics in Sochi Russia, the beginnings of what may become a political tidal wave has begun to gather steam. 484 more words