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Just a thought: “Democracy should be all inclusive, not almost all exclusive!”


Just a thought: “Democracy should be all inclusive, not almost all exclusive!”

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NEWS: SWISS TO VOTE ON INCOME FOR ALL, JOB OR NOT


Swiss to Vote on Income for All, Job or Not

The Swiss people will soon vote on whether to adopt a plan that guarantees a basic income to all legal residents, working or not. If passed, every adult in Switzerland will receive a monthly income from the state in the amount of 2,500 Swiss francs, the equivalent of 2,800 US dollars. Supporters of the scheme say it will provide residents with a financial safety net, eliminate poverty, and afford people the freedom to pursue their passions rather than a paycheck, but opponents worry that it will deincentivize working and create a nation of loafers. More… Discuss

 

Switzerland’s direct democracy



Together with neutrality and federalism, direct democracy is a part of the Swiss national identity and helps unite the various languages, religions and cultures in the country. This video gives you a short introduction to this unique political system. (Produced by swissinfo.ch on behalf of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad) 

Democracy Now: Laws made by some people for other people, only, are FEUDAL


Democracy Now - Laws made by some people, for other people, Only, are FEUDAL

Democracy Now - Laws made by some people, for other people, Only, are FEUDAL