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13-03 Swiss Neutrality Leftist parties intensify campaign to maintain Swiss neutrality

The Communist Party and the Swiss Party of Labor (PST-POP) have made neutrality a key plank of their campaign in the upcoming elections. The political leadership of the country is being accused of compromising the policy of neutrality under the influence of NATO and EU 

Construction workers in Zurich demand better working conditions and a fair contract

Progressive organizations and trade unions have demanded safer working conditions, fixed work schedules, and decent wages for construction workers in Switzerland

Portugal PM Costa The significance of the center-left victory in Portugal

António Costa’s politics has contemporary relevance insofar as he has bucked the trend of the declining fortunes for Europe’s center-left, backed by three Leftist groups.

Venetians protest entry of big ships into canal

Thousands of people in Venice called for large vessels to be barred from the Giudecca canal. This follows an accident on June 8 when a vessel crashed into a quay, injuring four people