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Sunday, 31 January 2016
The Genius of the Multilingual Swiss and Their Confederal Republic (CH)
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by Norman Berdichevsky (February 2016)


Switzerland represents a remarkable set of opposite circumstances. It is a country with diverse peoples, languages and religions. Yet it has united all its citizens to create a unified country. Those willing to concede that the Swiss have formed a stable community and independent state for more than 700 years are usually reluctant to concede the somewhat more exalted term of a “nation” to them precisely because the country is divided into multiple ethnic and linguistic groups.  more>>>

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Posted on 01/31/2016 9:19 AM by NER
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7 Jul 2016
Mara Cohen
An excellent Article. High admiration for how the Swiss have done their Canton, Representative Democracy.

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