What Led to Europe’s Vaccine Disaster?

April 15, 2021

In late December 2020, it was announced that Switzerland would start its COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Eligible persons were asked to make an appointment. Those of a particular age with certain health risks — such as diabetes, high blood pressure and allergies — were encouraged to...

Davos Has Turned Duplicitous and Diabolical

February 08, 2019

The record number of corporate jets landing in Davos are testimony to a toxic ideology that must be replaced by a more humane zeitgeist. This author has been in touch with some of the Davos jet set. He can attest that the people who gather every year in Switzerland at the World Economic Forum do...

Norwegian Immigration and Europe’s Swiss Dilemma

May 20, 2014

Norway will not seek to emulate Switzerland's policy on immigration quotas. At first glance, Norway and Switzerland seem to have much in common. Both are prosperous alpine nations with relatively small populations (5.1 million and 8 million), while they also have some of the lowest unemployment...

Tradition, Innovation, and Contradiction: Switzerland in Focus

November 02, 2013

Switzerland’s political system might be slow, but it’s “grown-up” politics. James Blake Wiener, Communications Director of the Ancient History Encyclopedia and independent writer, speaks to Diccon Bewes, the award-winning author of Swiss Watching: Inside the Land of Milk & Money,...