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Swiss Up! - LSD origins & bicycles

Swiss Up! - LSD origins & bicycles

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Albert Hoffman, a Swiss chemist, accidentally ingested a tiny amount of LSD... and then decided to try it again. Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up! the history behind the drug and how bic...

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Swiss Up! - The battle of Marignano 1515

Swiss Up! - The battle of Marignano 1515

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    How did the Swiss territorial expansion end? The birth hour for Swiss neutrality to some, a shameful failure to others. What is sure is that it was the deadliest Battle for t...

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Swiss Up! - Proportional representation in elections

Swiss Up! - Proportional representation in elections

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On today's episode of Swiss Up! Dario walks us through how national elections came to use proportional representation - how did it start, why did it start, and is it a good thing? And if propor...

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Swiss Up! - Swiss Slave Trade History

Swiss Up! - Swiss Slave Trade History

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  Most countries who got their hands dirty in the slave trade era would rather forget that ever happened. But on today's Swiss Up! Dario visits Switzerland's history and how they we...

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Swiss Up! - The first woman in Swiss government

Swiss Up! - The first woman in Swiss government

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Do you know who Elisabeth Kopp is? Dario does and on this episode of Swiss Up! we find out all about Kopp's success into government and her scandal out of it.

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