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Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

Seems like a huge drop, I left just in time

http://www.businessinsider.com/the-2...erseas-2015-10
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Re: Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

Where's Malta?
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Re: Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

Doesn't it sound like written by a dude who had earned CHF120k in Suisse then had been made redundant and after his RAV benefits had expired, he moved to Singapore on dream job for $200k.

The high ranking of Germany can explain "green pasture" syndrome perceived by refugees.

I would go to NZ
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Re: Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

Bahrein and UAE mouahahaha
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Where's Malta?
Too small to figure I guess. Monaco & Luxembourg also missing
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Re: Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

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Seems like a huge drop, I left just in time http://www.businessinsider.com/the-2...erseas-2015-10
Hardly surprising with open borders, increasing crime (including violent crime), human trafficking, drug smuggling, constant meddling from the EU in internal affairs, increasing unrest in the population, mass immigration, overpopulation, decrease in quality of life due to environmental problems and pollution, stemming also but not only from increased numbers of vehicles on the road, rising prices, rising unemployment, ever-increasing numbers of cross-border commuters, less opportunities for young people, less chances for over 45s to find work if laid off, higher taxes, higher suicide rate, increased number of people on social welfare and/or disability benefits, increase in the number of 'working poor'... all in all the drop is justified.
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Re: Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

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Hardly surprising with open borders, increasing crime (including violent crime), human trafficking, drug smuggling, constant meddling from the EU in internal affairs, increasing unrest in the population, mass immigration, overpopulation, decrease in quality of life due to environmental problems and pollution, stemming also but not only from increased numbers of vehicles on the road, rising prices, rising unemployment, ever-increasing numbers of cross-border commuters, less opportunities for young people, less chances for over 45s to find work if laid off, higher taxes, higher suicide rate, increased number of people on social welfare and/or disability benefits, increase in the number of 'working poor'... all in all the drop is justified.
That's a incredibly negative post. Lets have a look at some of your factors (at least the ones that can be objectively measured)...:
  • Increasing crime (including violent crime) - nope, on a declining trend
  • rising prices - nope. We have a negative inflation rate
  • rising unemployment - nope. It's been pretty much constant for the last 5 years and was higher before that
  • higher taxes - nope. No material change in years
  • higher suicide rate - nope. been declining since the mid 70s
  • less opportunities for young people - they actually have too few school leavers to fill all apprentice vacancies

That's just the ones I can quickly check right now. You should read SVP propaganda less often.
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Re: Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

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That's a incredibly negative post.
That's just the ones I can quickly check right now. You should read SVP propaganda less often.
It wasn't meant to be negative! I thought it was reality. There must be a reason for the drop after all!
And yes you are right of course! SVP propaganda regularly in my mailbox is exactly the place where I read all of these things!!!
Why do they write all of these things all the time and deliver all of this propaganda?! One doesn't seem to get half as much from any other party!
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It wasn't meant to be negative! I thought it was reality. There must be a reason for the drop after all!
And yes you are right of course! SVP propaganda regularly in my mailbox is exactly the place where I read all of these things!!!
Why do they write all of these things all the time and deliver all of this propaganda?! One doesn't seem to get half as much from any other party!
Once again, words fail me.
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Re: Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

I think it was plumtree's direct reaction to email that I received this morning

Liebe Freunde und Bekannte
Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren

Bitte motivieren Sie noch Ihren Bekannten-Kreis, abzustimmen. Die Urnen sind am Samstag und Sonntag noch offen. Bisher lag die briefliche Stimmabgabe tief. Viele haben also noch nicht gewählt!

Die Einwanderung wird in Zukunft das dominante politische Thema sein. Werden sich die Schweiz und Europa weiterhin offene Grenzen leisten können?

Dazu mein Video zur Veranschaulichung des Problems:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3HK3rTws3A

Titel: Flüchtlingswelle – Auswirkung der Grenzöffnung – Die Schweiz finanziell mittendrin

Das Video dauert 9 Minuten. Wer an den finanziellen Folgen für die Schweiz interessiert ist, braucht nur 2 Minuten (ab 05.45) anzuschauen.

Im Falle einer Wiederwahl werde ich mich weiterhin insbesondere diesem Thema widmen.

Alles Gute und beste Grüsse

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Re: Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

Translation, please, as per EF policy. Ta.
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Re: Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

In your face Switzerland…

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles...DFn04.facebook
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Re: Switzerland down to 10th place, 1st last year.

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Translation, please, as per EF policy. Ta.
Dear Colleagues
Dear All

Please motivate your acquaintances circle to vote. The polls are still open on Saturday and Sunday. So far, poll voting was low. Many have therefore not yet been elected!

Immigration will be the dominant political issue in the future. Switzerland and the EU will continue to make open borders?

Given my video to illustrate the problem:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3HK3rTws3A

Title: wave of refugees - impact of the opening of the border - Switzerland financially mediocre.

The video lasts 9 minutes. Those interested in the financial consequences for Switzerland, they only need 2 minutes (from 5:45) to look at.

In case of re-election, I will continue to devote myself to this subject in particular.

All the best and kind regards

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