In this episode, we take a closer look at the Swiss political system of direct democracy.
How does voting work in Switzerland? What about initiatives and referendums? We'll cover these topics and more in this episode.
The following are links to some of the topics covered:
A good overall guide to the Swiss political system
A guide to voting in a referendum
When did women get the vote in Switzerland?
Swiss fact: some Swiss women had to wait until 1991 to get the vote!
Corippo, Ticino - Switzerland’s smallest Gemeinde
The 1992 vote to join the European Economic Area, which failed
The 1.-August-Initiative for another day of holiday
Moving towards the UN in slow motion
The plan to expel foreigners and the notorious ‘black sheep’ poster