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«Current Concerns», n°5, March 6, 2018
In search of peace at the MSC
297. In search of peace at the MSC Zurich (Switzerland) | 5 March 2018
The compass needle still points towards confrontation. For this very reason: More support for the voices of peace!, by Karl Müller / Switzerland in dialogue with Russia Duma Members of Parliament visit Berne, by Eva-Maria Föllmer-Müller / A voice for peace with Russia / Nothing but NATO parties are running for elections, by Manlio Dinucci / Why the Swiss sovereign would hardly agree to an institutional framework agreement with the EU, by Marianne Wüthrich / New referendum on direct democracy started Government to remember election promises, from the editors of the Austrian “Wegwarte” / Austria is a democratic republic.. Its law emanates from the people. A new parliamentary citizens’ initiative / The think tanks lodge themselves in the heart of the state. Expert networks try to paralyse all and any resistance to neo-liberal dogma, by Dostena Anguelova and Roland Gori / Strengthening human education and community or consolidating power strategies and neoliberal economy? / Resistance to (...)
«Current Concerns», n°4, February 23, 2018
Anti-Russian paranoia
«Current Concerns», n°3, February 8, 2018
Catholic social teaching
295. Catholic social teaching Zurich (Switzerland) | 21 February 2018
“The control mechanisms in the current financial system have become so overwhelming”. Quadragesimo Anno more topical than ever, by Heinrich Wohlmeyer / It’s true: NATO with its eastward expansion has violated all pledges made. Russia’s deepest fears have been realized, by Eric S. Margolis / The “post-Mobutist” Congo: The USA is betting on Rwanda. Congo – kleptocracy with no end in sight? (part 4), by Peter Küpfer / No country can live with a political lie for good, by Karl Müller / Reasoning against an “ice age” in East-West relations. Gabriele Krone-Schmalz outlines solutions, by Carola and Johannes Irsiegler / “To deny students the important literary texts means depriving them of their identity”, Interview by Alexandre Devecchio / Oscar Bernhard, the founder of mountain rescue. Doctor, chamois hunter, mountain guide and pioneer of accident medicine, by Heini (...)
«Current Concerns», n°1, January 10th, 2018
Venezuela : democracy to the test of unconventional war
293. Venezuela : democracy to the test of unconventional war 11 January 2018
“There is a great aspiration for peace and justice”. The Independent Expert of the United Nations visited Venezuela, by Alfred-Maurice de Zayas / Make 2018 a year of international understanding, by Karl Müller / Switzerland – EU: A relation of equals? Legal certainty in good faith looks somewhat different, by Marianne Wüthrich / Catalonia –now only a genuine dialogue remains!, by René Roca / Basque Country makes proposal for mediation / German government should set new course / How can democracy in Germany become more direct?, by Christian Fischer / Cold War and transatlantic networks – yesterday and today. On the exhibition “Parapolitics: Cultural Freedom and Cold war”, by Urs Knoblauch / The Sonderbund War – the last armed conflict on Swiss soil, by René Roca / Willy Randin honoured with the Albert-Schweitzer-Prize 2017. Schweitzer’s works and ideas have strongly influenced his life, by Fritz von (...)
«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°31, December 15th, 2017
Nato’s illegal wars
291. Nato's illegal wars Zurich (Switzerland) | 3 January 2018
The decisive will to peace is a great force. An interview with Dr Daniele Ganser / Comments on the Nobel Peace Prize. Interview with Fredrik Heffermehl / Food security initiatives for the third time – let’s give it a chance! People’s initiative “For food sovereignty. Farming affects all of us”, by Marianne Wüthrich / Germany in autumn … 2017, by Karl Müller / “Political thinkers in the early modern period” or: Against amnesia of the other German history, by Moritz Nestor / Natural law and popular sovereignty – important elements of democracy in Switzerland (part 1). Ignaz Paul Vital Troxlers conception of democracy, by René Roca / Old? – Of course, why not. Poems by Franz Hohler – not only for older generations, by Winfried Pogorzelski / Dunant must not be forgotten / Two lovable books – recommended for reading.
Special supplement: Taxes and finances in Switzerland – determined by the people. State political background and its history, by Werner (...)
«Current Concerns», n°29-30, December 1st, 2017
Agricultural policy
290. Agricultural policy Zurich (Switzerland) | 3 January 2018
Agricultural policy must take into account global developments, by Gotthard Frick / World Agriculture Report as the basis for a national agricultural policy / US boosts Special Operations Forces Presence at Russia’s Border, by Peter Korzun / Will the war against Russia be prepared?, by Karl Müller / Ongoing need to reduce human suffering in Syria, by the Presidents of the Russian Federation and the United States of America / “One should take distance from the general public opinion”. When EU and NATO say “fake” they mean the elimination of our fundamental rights, by Willy Wimmer / US is driving further wedges between Russia and Europe, by Eberhard Hamer / With digitisation eliminating grown structures? Focus on Swiss employment law, by Marianne Wüthrich / School in continuous descent? Enough is enough!, by Felice Pensatore / About work, economics, power and economic ethics. A contribution to the discussion on the basis of Arthur Rich’s business ethics, by Dieter Sprock / 25 years (...)
«Current Concerns», n°27, November 14th, 2017
Inconsistencies in the Swiss Federal Council’s policy
288. Inconsistencies in the Swiss Federal Council's policy Zurich (Switzerland) | 3 January 2018
Direct democracy is based on honesty, mutual respect and mutual trust. Inconsistencies in the Federal Council’s policy, by Marianne Wüthrich / Opening up of the agricultural market instead of protecting domestic production / Performance and political stability thanks to our federalism, by Pierre-Gabriel Bieri / “They are the true face of France”, by Natacha Polony / UN expert calls for democratisation of the media / The Catalans have the right to choose their future freely, by Dr phil René Roca / Out of the frying pan into the fire?, by Karl Müller / Switzerland is breeding young IT zombies, who do not understand our complex world, by Klaus J. Stöhlker / Children should continue to learn cursive / A troubled child finds its way. How empathising can have an impact on children’s development and learning. A teacher tells about her work, by Miriam Spalinger / The rabbits of St. Peter’s Island – an obituary. Martin Luther was mistaken and Jean-Jacques Rousseau cheated, by Heini (...)
«Current Concerns», n°26, October 31st, 2017
The catalan crisis
287. The catalan crisis Zurich (Switzerland) | 4 November 2017
Legal aspects between Spain and Catalonia cannot be solved by railroading them through. Serious conciliation negotiations are now indispensable / The law on self-determination today, by Alfred de Zayas / Direct democracy in Austria? / USA and Germany opened Pandora’s box. Documents prove: double standards based on power politics provoked separatism, extremism and terrorism, by Živadin Jovanovic / China – a chance for cooperation / CETA put into effect – an affront to democracy, by Jacques Sapir / Germany must finally take its East seriously, by Karl Müller / Gert Polli: Europe is under dominance of US secret services, by Rainer Schopf / “No computer can replace a teacher”. Press conference of the “Alliance for a Humane Education” in Stuttgart, by Klaudia Kruck-Schaer / Dual vocational training – Success factor for the economic location and for our youth / Apprenticeship firms and workshops foster and maintain dual vocational training, Interview with Jaqueline Brunner / Success factor (...)
«Current Concerns», n°24, October 3rd, 2017
Origins of the non-intervention doctrine
285. Origins of the non-intervention doctrine Zurich (Switzerland) | 6 October 2017
Niklaus von Flüe: patron saint of non-intervention, by Paul Widmer / Remarks on the life of Niklaus von Flüe, by Erika Vögeli / Election of a new Federal Councillor / Swiss traditions must not be overgrown by EU law. A lesson from the parliament’s autumn session, by Marianne Wüthrich / Swiss participation in protecting EU’s external borders. National Council marks the red line / UN Independent Expert demands: “Silence the drums of war and disarm for development” / World Congress of the International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) was held in York, by Matin Baraki / One war can hide another – after the Caliphate, Rojava, by Thierry Meyssan / Whom does an “independent” Kurdish state serve? / Who is controlling German politics? A new study on the influence of the US-American Council on Foreign Relations, by Karl Müller / Globalisers withdraw top technology from Germany, by Eberhard Hamer / Sovereign citizens cannot be polarised, by Christian Fischer / “Light, air, freedom” – (...)
«Current Concerns», n°22-23, September 22nd, 2017
The Korean Crisis
284. The Korean Crisis Zurich (Switzerland) | 28 September 2017
On the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula Statement, by Hans Köchler / “How Europe becomes a plaything of politics and secret services”, by Felix Meier / Will the war costs become unaffordable for the US?, by Beat Kappeler / Protest against transports of tanks through Austrian territory. Open letter to the Austrian Federal Chancellor and Secretaries of Defence, Foreign Affairs and the Interior / Xi Jinping and Merkel consult about the situation on the North Korean Peninsula / How can states meet the US-chaos strategy. Divergent interpretations of US-warfare – divergent reactions, by Thierry Meyssan / Produce regionally what can be produced in the region. Press Conference on food security and food sovereignty in Bern, by Marianne Wüthrich / Agriculture and Direct Democracy (Part 4) Switzerland is seeking its way forward, by Werner Wüthrich / The importance of natural law for ethics and for the peaceful co-operation of the world community. Maria Raphaela Hölscher’s book “Natural law (...)
«Current Concerns», n°10, May 2nd, 2017
Germany and Colonialism
275. Germany and Colonialism Zurich (Switzerland) | 3 May 2017
Colonial, postcolonial, neocolonial? Germany’s economic and educational strategy for Africa, by Armin Hofmann / Indirect foreign policy by NGO, by Eberhard Hamer / US-President Trump should rethink Syria escalation. A memorandum from Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) / Now there is only one way open: To break away from the Anglo-Saxon Power Elites, by Willi Wimmer / Do not yield an inch to the Fascist cast of mind, by Karl Müller / Swiss Popular Vote on the Energy Act, what is important?, by Ernst Pauli / Where is the Federal Council’s foreign and energy policy heading to? New agreement with the EU – boon or bane?, by Marianne Wüthrich / Why e-voting? Pressure through the Swiss Federal Council and the Cantonal governments / In the beginning was the word and the image. Cultural highlights of the year 2017, by Urs Knoblauch / “But nobody has lost his homeland, who does not give it up in his heart”. Konrad Heiden’s Report on the Anti-Jewish Pogrom 1938, by Moritz (...)
«Current Concerns», n°8, April 4th, 2017
NATO against Peace
273. NATO against Peace Zurich (Switzerland) | 4 April 2017
NATO is endangering our security, by Gabriel Galice, Daniele Ganser and Hans von Sponeck / On the role of the West in the Ukraine Crisis, by Dario Rivolta / Nikolai Starikov: The tragedy of Ukraine – a geopolitical diary, by Barbara Hug / Movement in German-Russian relations? / “We decide”. The right to binding popular vote is to be incorporated into the Austrian Federal Constitution / Back to field 1. Federal Council reaching its limits in the negotiations with EU / Which foreign policy position for Switzerland?, by Marianne Wüthrich / Why many of the previous free trade agreements do not correspond to the conditions of the common good, by Ewald Wetekamp / … because democracy is part of human dignity, by Karl Müller / Respect the democratic rules! Media release of the Zurich committee “Lehrplan vors Volk!” from 15 March 2017 / Pisa crash – Curriculum 21 jeopardises direct democracy / “Rose for Tamara” – a “human contact with the enemy”, by Moritz Nestor / What pedagogical passion can bring (...)
«Current Concerns», n°7, March 21th, 2017
Human rights and direct democracy
«Current Concerns», n°6, March 8th, 2017
The Syrian conflict
271. The Syrian conflict Zurich (Switzerland) | 8 March 2017
Germany’s role in the Syrian conflict, by Dr Salem El-Hamid / Syria – between civil war and world war, by Wolfgang van Biezen / Dialogue instead of hysterical information wars, by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov / Germany’s sinister role in global politics, by Karl Müller / Media – Europe part of an intra-American conflict? / What role could Europe play? / CETA – fait accompli against democracy, by Natacha Polony / “Post-truth” – a big deception, by Jacques Perrin / A cultural heritage of humanity, by Dietmar Berger / Cooperatives – more than a legal form, more than a mere cultural heritage, by Eva-Maria Föllmer-Müller / Events of the “cooperative Zeit-Fragen—Current Concerns” at the Leipzig Book Fair / Against rural depopulation of the younger generation – a vegetable garden for the family, by Philippe Randin / “Where is our country headed?”, by Moritz (...)
«Current Concerns», n°5, February 21st, 2017
Free trade and protectionnism
270. Free trade and protectionnism Zurich (Switzerland) | 21 February 2017
Why free trade is not always an advantage ...and why protectionism can also mean protection, by Karl Müller / Germany threatened by currency war, by Sebastian Müller and Heiner Flassbeck / Export surpluses: blessing or curse?, by Eberhard Hamer / 500 years of reformation, or when the elites ignore the people. Speech given by Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer / The “wrong” opinion before the election campaign. Censorship in Germany? / News from Federal Berne. Alternative draft to the “Rasa-Initiative”: legislative process by consultation is in progress, by Marianne Wüthrich / Gender – theory or re-education programme?, by Gerlinde Höschter / The refugees are to be prepared to rebuild their country, by Roland Hureaux / “There is no use in altitude training” – but no way! The attack on altitude training was a barrel burst, by Heini (...)
«Current Concerns», n°3-4, February 6th, 2017
Consequences of the financial crisis
269. Consequences of the financial crisis Zurich (Switzerland) | 9 February 2017
Corporate Tax Reform III – by order of the OECD. How can the sovereign state of Switzerland deal with it?, by Marianne Wüthrich / “The suicide of farmers is a warning”, by Olivier Delacrétaz / “By no means a gift to the farmers”. A plea for the federal law on the taxation of agricultural and forestry properties, Interview with National Councillor Olivier Feller / Agriculture and direct democracy (Part 3). The people set the course after the Second World War, by W. Wüthrich / Information bioterrorism – a new form of global manipulation, An interview with Alexander Kouzminov / Alleged Russian involvement in the US campaign. Dubious report of the intelligence services, by Nicola Ferronato / What about the mature citizen? Contribution to the destroying of books and culture by the “digital revolution”, by Urs Knoblauch / Learning without a teacher. Abysses of new learning culture, by Christoph Türcke / Plea for a politics with ethics. A remark on current affairs, by Karl (...)
«Current Concerns», n°1, January 14th, 2017
Russia, again
267. Russia, again Zurich (Switzerland) | 14 January 2017
Self-determined agency as foundation of justice and peace, by Hans Köchler / Make 2017 the year of freedom of expression, by Karl Müller / Allegations of hacking US-election are baseless, by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity Memorandum / “Enemy stereotype Russia. History of a demonisation”. A book by Hannes Hofbauer, by Jochen Scholz / Security Council unites in support of Russia-Turkey efforts to end violence, jumpstart political process. Resolution to end violence in Syria and jumpstart a political process / Don’t sacrifice the Swiss state under the rule of law and democracy to the EU integration mania, by Marianne Wüthrich / Survey of teaching personnel in the Canton of Aargau – the results are explosive! / Resistance against Pisa tests and the worldwide equalization of education is growing in Latin America. Manifesto against PISA and the Standardization Framework of Education in the World / Nose deep on the track or up in the wind. Four-legged hunters – with and without (...)
«Current Concerns», n°29-30, December 31st, 2016
Freedom of expression
266. Freedom of expression Zurich (Switzerland) | 31 December 2016
The NATO campaign against freedom of expression, by Thierry Meyssan / War on “fake news” part of a war on free speech, by Ron Paul / “Aleppo and Mosul, two besieged cities”, by Renaud Girard / “The American view of things is presented to the world”, Interview with Willy Wimmer / The tasks of the new US-administration, by Myret Zaki / Ensure the Swiss model, by Marianne Wüthrich / Deliberate Demise of the Swiss Army, by Albert A. Stahel / “The result shows that we can resist bureaucracy and centralism, if we work together”, Interview with Leo Tuor / Germany in transition, by Karl Müller / Language is more than just communicating, by Eliane Perret / About the value of reading, by Renate Dünki / Being “fellow sufferer”, by Moritz Nestor / Contribution concerning education issues, by Elisabeth (...)
«Current Concerns», n°28, December 13th, 2016
Food Security
265. Food Security Zurich (Switzerland) | 13 December 2016
Popular initiative “For Food Security”. No “walls up policy”, but a commandment of the hour — not only for Switzerland, by Marianne Wüthrich / The initiative’s core piece is strengthening domestic production. A criticism of the Council of States’ counter draft, Interview with Hansjörg Rüegsegger / Initiative or counter draft? Considerable statements on democracy and bureaucracy, by Thomas Minder / The Swiss hydro power and its future, by Narcisse Seppey / What I expect of Donald Trump …, Interview with Alfred de Zayas / Illegal wars — How Nato countries undermine UN. A chronicle by Daniele Ganser, by Johannes Irsiegler / Why I cannot trust our politics anymore …, by Karl Müller / Hacker attacks — “Enemy Image of Russia” shown to be propaganda / The idea and practice of cooperatives are UNESCO World Cultural Heritage / Education — Humboldt or McKinsey?, by Carl Bossard / “Bündnerfleisch” — cultural heritage and export hit, by Heini (...)
«Current Concerns», n°25, November 14th, 2016
The US threat
262. The US threat Zurich (Switzerland) | 17 November 2016
“Currently all dangers come from the United States”, Interview with Willy Wimmer / The United States have been undermining nuclear deterrence, by Prof Dr Albert A. Stahel / UN rights expert on the CETA treaty: No signing without referendum / Official visit from Russia in Switzerland Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the Russian Federation Council, was on a visit to Berne / Is another world war to be manipulated forth? A historical view of the importance of EU and NATO as well as of the First World War, by Wolfgang Effenberger / Building bridges wherever possible. “Die Akte Moskau” (The Moscow File) by Willy Wimmer , by Wolfgang van Biezen / De-constraining, interfusion, appropriation. The 2016 White Paper of the German Bundeswehr, by Jürgen Rose / Tropic House Wolhusen: a sustainable, pioneering idea. Coffee country Switzerland? Absolutely!, by Heini Hofmann / From the Rhine to the Volga – Exploring the Russian landscape and soul by doing “Pleinair” painting, by Gerda Reuter and (...)
«Current Concerns», n°24, November 7th, 2016
Money to make money ?
261. Money to make money ? Zurich (Switzerland) | 8 November 2016
The financial industry, by Heini Lippuner / How the Walloon Parliament discussed the CETA issue - Minutes of the parliamentary debate / “Under Hillary Clinton, we could slide into nuclear war very quickly” / Escalation including nuclear potential / However, if Germany would not join the US war policy… and if there were a little more truth in dealing with Russia, by Karl Müller / “Stop the siege of the Syrian People! Lift the International Sanctions on Syria”. A Humanitarian Appeal from the Patriarchs of Syria to the International Conscience and the Concerned Countries / Curriculum 21 – resistance is growing. Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) causes educational disaster and ruins Switzerland as an educational location / For the maintenance of marriage and the strengthening of the family. Cantonal People’s Initiative «Protection of marriage», by Marianne Wüthrich / Constitutional considerations about the initiative “Protection of Marriage” / Growing up in the mountains, (...)
«Current Concerns», n°23, October 22th, 2016
Can the great nuclear war be prevented ?
260. Can the great nuclear war be prevented ? Zurich (Switzerland) | 27 October 2016
Can the great war be prevented … Russia and China are preparing for war – right in front of America’s doorstep, by Niki Vogt / Alert Memorandum for Obama warned to defuse tensions with Russia, by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity VIPS / US-Mayors warn against increasing danger of war / “We are beaten to war”, Interview with Willy Wimmer / “Let us say with conviction: No to war!” / Popular initiative for nuclear phase-out in Switzerland, by Ernst Pauli / A nuclear power plant in Bolivia using lithium instead of uranium? / Prima i nostri! Ticino population tackles ruling of immigration themselves, by Marianne Wüthrich / “Defending the identity of France means saving our dairy farmers”, by Natacha Polony / The absurdity of today’s credit system, by Myret Zaki / In Great Britain, things are moving after the Brexit, by Karl Müller / Language teaching: Avoiding unnecessary quarrels, by Pierre-Gabriel (...)
«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, (...)
«Current Concerns», n°20, September 23rd, 2016
Law Enforcement and Prevention of Terrorism
258. Law Enforcement and Prevention of Terrorism Zurich (Switzerland) | 27 September 2016
Reaffirming our common security values, Interview with Colonel Alain Bergonzoli / Migration on the Swiss South border – rules also apply for migrants, by Marianne Wüthrich / Are legal vacuums developing in Switzerland? Police calls for broad support by population and policy / On the decline of German “mainstream” and the possibility of ethically oriented politics, by Karl Müller / Where does the EU drift to? / TTIP – the legal form of the arbitration, by Dario Rivolta / Bologna, Pisa, Curriculum 21. What have educational reforms to do with cultural hegemony?, by Dieter Sprock / The significance of singing for our souls, by Rita Brügger / Switzerland’s biggest alpine cheese dairy. An inspiring model for all alpine regions, by Heini Hofmann.
«Current Concerns», n°19, September 14th, 2016
No peace without Nation-Sate
257. No peace without Nation-Sate Zurich (Switzerland) | 15 September 2016
Sovereign national state and international stability in the current era, by Prof Dr Ilias Iliopoulos / Focussing again on the rights and duties of the national states. For a Europe as a collaboration of sovereign states which respect the right and preserve peace, by Karl Müller / Hillary Clinton stands for war, by Hannes Hofbauer / Trump, candidate for peace?, by Rainer Rupp / Migrants at the Swiss South border. Inventory from the Swiss perspective, by Marianne Wüthrich / Correctly recognising the signs of the times. Is Germany preparing for a war? Consequences for Switzerland / Think of emergency supply / “He would rather put his money into a crate…” About the ethical cooperation banking association’s responsibility, by Georg Koch / Responsibility for the whole “Isenthaler Wildheuer und Wildheulandschaft” (Isenthal wild haymaking and landscape of wild hay harvesting) awarded the Landscape of the Year 2016 by the ‘Swiss Foundation for Landscape Conservation (SL-FP)’, by Urs (...)
«Current Concerns», n°18, August 23rd, 2016
Criticism of the Chicago Economic School
256. Criticism of the Chicago Economic School Zurich (Switzerland) | 15 September 2016
A prosperous and equitable development for all is possible – here and now. It is not real economy but false theories that prevent real economic development, Interview with Richard A. Werner / Turkey, Russia – François Hollande’s permanent “Munich”, by Nicolas Dupont-Aignan / What does the strength of a country characterise? Current reflections on socio-psychological processes, by Barbara Hug / Being a citizen on the way towards a multipolar world, by Karl Müller / Who will be Austria’s next president? Direct democracy as a touchstone / 125 years popular initiatives to amend the Federal Constitution. A blessing for Switzerland – a model for other peoples, by Marianne Wüthrich / The assessment of the validity of popular initiatives being a matter of the Parliament. Interview with Thomas Minder / What are the reasons for English at an early age in Switzerland?, by Gisela Liebe / Warm mountain water for sustainable fish farming. Tropenhaus Frutigen, a tropical house in the alps, as pioneer of (...)
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