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Old 02.09.2011, 21:52
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Masseneinwanderung Stoppen [initiative to limit immigration]

So these signs are ALL over the Bern/Thun area and I wonder who they are actually targeting? The website talks about controlling people coming into Switzerland, but they don't go into much detail. Anyone know more details about this?
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Old 02.09.2011, 22:51
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Re: Masseneinwanderung Stoppen

It's the newest SVP campaign. In case you are not familiar with them yet, SVP is the far-right wing party the motto of which is "don't let foreigners in".
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they are against mass immigration because Switzerland has lost control of its borders, immigrants are taking jobs from Swiss citizens, English is replacing Swiss languages at Swiss companies, etc etc etc.

Some people try to sugar coat it by saying they just don't like muslims or they just don't like Turks, but my perception is that the SVP want to keep Switzerland for "real" Swiss people and, given the chance, would be all for a good ol' fashioned ethnic cleansing.
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they are against mass immigration because Switzerland has lost control of its borders,the SVP propagandists are lying.


Army and Police and Grenzwachtkorps are in full command of the borders


English is NOT replacing Swiss languages but French and Latin
languages


immigrants are not taking jobs from Swiss nationals but filling gaps caused by a stagnating population and a growing economy


Some people DISlike Italians and Turks and Arabs and Black Africans and dark South Asians like the Tamils


my perception is that the SVP want to keep Switzerland for "real" German speaking Swiss people and, given the chance, would be all for a good ol' fashioned ethnic cleansing including getting rid of the Romands and the Ticinesi including such Bundesräte while taking over Romandie and Ticino

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they are against mass immigration because Switzerland has lost control of its borders, immigrants are taking jobs from Swiss citizens, English is replacing Swiss languages at Swiss companies, etc etc etc.
I don't think this is anything new, nor do I think English in business is anything to do with the border issues, though, and if they were to revert to "Swiss for the Swiss" and start insisting that they stick with the local languages in business, they will only weaken their place in the marketplace.

Schools are teaching English earlier and earlier, at the expense of other Swiss languages which are taught later in school.

The border issues are entirely a different thing to the globalisation of Swiss industry.
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they are against mass immigration because Switzerland has lost control of its borders,
immigrants are taking jobs from Swiss citizens, English is replacing Swiss languages at Swiss companies, etc etc etc.
In fairness, with 30% of the population being non-Swiss, I can understand how immigration can be creating social stresses.
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Eidgenosse. n. Swiss native able to trace themselves to only Swiss great-grandparents; typically no more than four.
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In fairness, with 30% of the population being non-Swiss, I can understand how immigration can be creating social stresses.

Eidgenosse. n. Swiss native able to trace themselves to only Swiss great-grandparents; typically no more than four.

EIDGENOSSE is as shown on the identity-card a citizen of the SCHWEIZERISCHE EIDGENOSSENSCHAFT / SWISS CONFEDERATION
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In fairness, with 30% of the population being non-Swiss, I can understand how immigration can be creating social stresses.

Eidgenosse. n. Swiss native able to trace themselves to only Swiss great-grandparents; typically no more than four.
Oh darned, I'm bugg**** then, as Neuchâtel only joined Switzerland in 1848- so I just miss out. Prussian I am then- oh and Huguenot French. I'll go and cry in my Muesli now

Although, perhaps - as my great-great-great grandparents were Bernese (not by choice I can tell you- as they lived in the Jura... but hey ho) - perhaps I'm ok then
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It's the newest SVP campaign. In case you are not familiar with them yet, SVP is the far-right wing party the motto of which is "don't let foreigners in".
I don't get why you got groaned for this
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So these signs are ALL over the Bern/Thun area and I wonder who they are actually targeting? The website talks about controlling people coming into Switzerland, but they don't go into much detail. Anyone know more details about this?
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Re: Masseneinwanderung Stoppen

Interesting.....the first line from the website talks about a stabbing and crime. Are they using crime as a smoke screen for a hidden agenda to get rid of us all?
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Interesting.....the first line from the website talks about a stabbing and crime. Are they using crime as a smoke screen for a hidden agenda to get rid of us all?
Nah, not all of us, only those who go on the social, take jobs that could be done by Swiss people, speak no German, speak standard German, look like they don't belong here, or are otherwise undesirable. So that's all right then.
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speak no German
I know plenty of "genuine" Swiss who speak no German beyond saying various phrases from "Hogan's Heroes".

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I know plenty of "genuine" Swiss who speak no German beyond saying various phrases from "Hogan's Heroes".

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Nah, not all of us, only those who go on the social, take jobs that could be done by Swiss people, speak no German, speak standard German, look like they don't belong here, or are otherwise undesirable. So that's all right then.
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Re: Masseneinwanderung Stoppen [initiative to limit immigration]

Interesting article in 20min today here.

This suggests that the Swiss parliament could interpret "The maximum annual numbers and quotas for working foreigners are to be aligned to the overall economic interests of Switzerland" as;
the overall economic interests of Switzerland are best served by having no quotas or unlimited quotas.
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Interesting.....the first line from the website talks about a stabbing and crime. Are they using crime as a smoke screen for a hidden agenda to get rid of us all?
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Interesting.....the first line from the website talks about a stabbing and crime. Are they using crime as a smoke screen for a hidden agenda to get rid of us all?

thats because in other headlines, CH has lost its safest country status, GE is apperently turning into the Bronx (was a headline in 20 min I think)

so it is easy to use it. The are against illegal immigration which to a certain extend I agree with I must admit.
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thats because in other headlines, CH has lost its safest country status, GE is apperently turning into the Bronx (was a headline in 20 min I think)

so it is easy to use it. The are against illegal immigration which to a certain extend I agree with I must admit.
I am against all Illegal activity , except when I am doing it
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