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«Current Concerns», n°10, May 17th, 2018
Which relations between Switzerland and the EU?
302. Which relations between Switzerland and the EU? Zurich (Switzerland) | 22 May 2018
Straighten up EU-Switzerland relations. “Switzerland does not need a framework agreement with the European Union”; by Felix W. Zulauf / “Federal Council hampers small hydro power plants development”, by Marianne Wüthrich / Swiss agricultural policy – what next? / How Switzerland saved itself. Fundamental book on the history of Switzerland in the Second World War / A framework agreement with the EU, which is almost unknown to the public... The previous history; by Werner Wüthrich / “To facilitate the emergence of a community of common destiny”. Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) take position to sensitive issues of world politics / The NATO states need to change their business model, by Karl Müller / Military strike against Syria must be brought to the International Criminal Court, by Eva Maria Barki / “Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics”, by Wolfgang van Biezen / Basics of a personal common (...)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
«Current Concerns», n°32, December 31st, 2017
Europe and Russia
292. Europe and Russia Zurich (Switzerland) | 3 January 2018
Europe and Russia – No further jeopardising of commonalities. The event with Gabriele Krone-Schmalz and Matthias Platzeck in Eastern Brandenburg (Germany) met with great interest, by Eva-Maria Föllmer-Müller / US, NATO and EU – a joint war coalition, by Willy Wimmer / NATO continues to prepare deployment area in Eastern Europe. Peacebuilding measures are becoming ever more urgent / EU-drums-of-war – is this a motivation to campaign for a better world?, by Karl Müller / Take over of OSCE Chairmanship to Italy. Hardly any progress for Eastern Ukraine / “In the Spiderweb of Secret Services – Why were Olof Palme, Uwe Barschel and William Colby murdered?”, by Barbara Hug / Peruvian Department of Education withdraws “gender ideology” school curriculum / Family as school of life, by Sonja van Biezen / Teacher would be, no, it is a fulfilling profession, by David Holzmann / Curriculum 21 – Did the dice fall? New learning techniques or paradigm shift? / continued on page 13 Reading as a cultural (...)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
«Current Concerns», n°21-22, October 10th, 2016
What future for the EU?
259. What future for the EU? Zurich (Switzerland) | 11 October 2016
The EU is facing an existential crisis, by Dr Bruno Bandulet / Future Workshop EU Europe? After the Bratislava Summit – and what they think in the US, by Karl Müller / Chief editor of the “Zeit” exercises self-criticism / Mass migration and state failure – legal, political and cultural aspects of the refugee crisis, by Hans Köchler / Resistance against the dismantling of direct democracy is announced to the National Council’s decision dated 21 September 2016, by Marianne Wüthrich / Elections in Russia – almost 75% of the votes for “United Russia”. Putin’s policy confirmed by a constitutional majority, by Robert Stelzl / “It takes an outcry of humanity”. Wide condemnation of euthanasia for 17-year-old / TTIP – economic content (part 2), by Dario Rivolta / CETA/TTIP – the 3rd phase of colonialism, by Eberhard Hamer / Swiss franc and direct democracy (part 1). What is going on with our money?, by W. Wüthrich / Education for all in Kakuma / Swiss cultivated mushrooms – fresh harvest all year round, (...)