No 3/4 13 February 2015

Editorial
 
Direct participation of the people has positive effects on central issues of the monetary system
Little known facts on the monetary history in Switzerland | by Dr rer publ Werner Wüthrich
How the EU is trying to keep in line with the US regarding the sanctions against Russia
 
Greece and Ukraine ask for German solidarity
by Prof Dr Eberhard Hamer
Central banks took over business cycle policy
by Prof Dr Eberhard Hamer, “Mittelstandsinstitut Niedersachsen e.V.” (SME Institute Lower Saxony)
A different economic thinking and economic activity are essential
by Karl Müller
“Medicine must not abandon its very essential task as the patient’s attorney to the economy”
A critique of the economic transformation of medicine by Prof Dr med Giovanni Maio*
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation – long-term and sustainable development cooperation
Switzerland’s humanitarian aid is of great importance for the people | by Thomas Kaiser
“Being fair to people’s needs in humanitarian crises”
Interview with Manuel Sager, SDC Director-General
“A lot of experience which goes far beyond vocational training”
Interview with Maya Tissafi, SDC deputy-director-general
“Focussing on what is constructive and positive”
 
“There are no humanitarian solutions for political conflicts”
Interview with Manuel Bessler, head of the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit
The hidden privatisation in public education
by Renate Caesar
“... in order to avoid stereotypical­ concepts of an enemy”
Recommendations for a more attentive use of media Interview with Dr Daniele Ganser, historian and peace researcher, Swiss Institute for Peace and Energy Research (SIPER)
Curriculum 21 – EDK proceeds to implementation
We have to regain our direct democracy and federalism! | by Dr iur Marianne Wüthrich
Many high school leavers with poor basic kowledge in German and Mathematics – What is to be done?
 
School leavers’ lack of scholastic aptitude – a problem to be tackled at its roots!
 
Letter to the editor
Basal professional study competence of academic school graduates
On the death of Professor Dr Dr Siegwart-Horst Günther
An homage by Frieder Wagner, Ochoa-Wagner filmproduction
An admonisher against war
by Brigitte Queck for Mothers Against War, Berlin-Brandenburg