Posts Tagged ‘Shortcomings’

Can Switzerland Protect Its Direct Democracy?

Can Switzerland Protect Its Direct Democracy?

Question (7/7): In an era of centralized and partly anti-democratic decision-making in Europe, with an almost powerless European Parliament and obscure, undemocratic decision-making bodies like the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Troika, I believe that more and more pressure will be put on Swiss people to […]

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Should Switzerland Promote Direct Democracy More?

Should Switzerland Promote Direct Democracy More?

Question (6/7): I know that Swiss citizens regard their political system as an exception – and probably it is. But also, they were always looking inwards and avoided to “spread the good news” of direct democracy. I know, for example, that back in the 19th century politicians […]

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