Journal article

The Next Switzerland: The Country's New Political Geography Goes Without the Röstigraben

Cultural diversity and political stability are historical trademarks of Switzerland. This paradox makes of the country a success story of modern democracies. On many social and political questions, cultural frontiers between linguistic groups have been known to divide the nation. A recent study conducted at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne suggests that these frontiers are disappearing. Switzerland is over with the “Röstigraben”.


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