Switzerland Essay | Switzerland and the European Union

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Switzerland and the European Union

Summary: An overwhelming majority of Swiss believe that their thriving nation has very little to gain by joining the European Union. Mark-Allen Perry, a resident of Switzerland and unwavering advocate of complete Swiss independence, is representative of this opposition. In Switzerland, all laws created by the government can be challenged and overturned in referenda. This direct democracy would not exist to the satisfaction of the Swiss, if Brussels starts dictating European policy that must be locally enforced.
To one Swiss, Joining the EU is Unwise

An overwhelming majority of Swiss believe that their thriving nation has very little to gain by joining the European Union. Mark-Allen Perry, a resident of Switzerland and unwavering advocate of complete Swiss independence, is in many ways representative of his fellow Swiss who are opposed to entering the Union. Mr. Perry's reasons for hoping that his country will remain free from the clutches of Brussels are supported by others in academia, business, politics, and those living outside of Switzerland. There is a consensus that joining the EU would conflict with Switzerland's prized direct democracy. There is also concern over the countless EU regulations stifling the Confederation's flourishing economy. The Swiss, fiscally disciplined and wealthy as a people, are wary of joining a body known for its abounding largesse toward struggling states. These well founded fears, all of...

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