Swiss bliss: Dilbert cartoonist offers win-win solution for North Korea crisis

Swiss bliss: Dilbert cartoonist offers win-win solution for North Korea crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, April 25, 2018 North Korea, if it chooses “to pivot” can become the “Switzerland of the East,” Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams wrote on his blog. U.S. President Donald Trump “understands the mental game like no president before him,” Adams wrote. “And Kim Jong-Un appears to have a similar toolset. Never have we […]

Murder rate near zero in Switzerland where teens enter shooting competitions

Murder rate near zero in Switzerland where teens enter shooting competitions

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2018 Switzerland has a high rate of gun ownership, a murder rate near zero, and no mass shootings. The country of 8.3 million people has about 2 million privately owned guns. In 2016, there were 47 homicides with firearms, according to a report by Business Insider. There has not been […]

Soros at Davos: Tolerate nuclear N. Korea; Trump wants ‘mafia state’ in U.S.

Soros at Davos: Tolerate nuclear N. Korea; Trump wants ‘mafia state’ in U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, January 28, 2018 Leftist billionaire George Soros said at the World Economic Forum in Davos that President Donald Trump wants a “mafia state” in the U.S. and that the world should accept North Korea as a nuclear power. “I find the current moment in history rather painful,” Soros said. “In the United […]

Trump triumphs at Davos to the dismay of CNN

Trump triumphs at Davos to the dismay of CNN

by WorldTribune Staff, January 28, 2018 The mainstream media pushed the narrative that U.S. President Donald Trump would “bomb” in Davos, Rush Limbaugh noted on Jan. 25. “He’s gonna be rejected in Davos. He’s gonna be asked to leave in Davos. They’re gonna hate that Trump is there. Trump is gonna be an enemy. These […]

Global elites fly into Davos, risk snow drifts and avalanche threats to address global warming

Global elites fly into Davos, risk snow drifts and avalanche threats to address global warming

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2018 Some 1,000 private jets flew a group of world elites in luxury to this year’s World Economic Forum at a ritzy ski resort in Davos, Switzerland. When they arrived to talk about the impact of global warming (which many expect to get a pass on for the large carbon […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Swiss legislators vote to crack down on mosques with foreign funding

Swiss legislators vote to crack down on mosques with foreign funding

by WorldTribune Staff, October 2, 2017 Switzerland’s lower house of parliament has moved to ban the foreign funding of mosques in the country. The Swiss National Council on Sept. 26 voted 94-89 to ban the financing of mosques from abroad. It also voted to force mosques to use local languages instead of Arabic or other […]

Reports: Swiss hotel that ordered ‘Jewish guests’ to shower before swimming dropped by listing services

Reports: Swiss hotel that ordered ‘Jewish guests’ to shower before swimming dropped by listing services

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2017 Jewish officials expressed outrage after a hotel in eastern Switzerland posted a notice instructing “Jewish guests” to take a shower before using the facility’s swimming pool. According to an Aug. 14 report by AFP, the notice from the Paradies apartment hotel in the Alpine village of Arosa read: “To […]

Economic Freedom Index: U.S. dropped to 17th in 2016

Economic Freedom Index: U.S. dropped to 17th in 2016

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The American economy slipped yet again to a lower ranking in 2016 as a result of a combination of regulatory burdens, large public debt and business taxes according to a watchdog survey of global economic freedoms. The annual Heritage Index of Economic Freedom saw the U.S. economy slip […]

Global economy is booming but the global elites in Davos are not celebrating

Global economy is booming but the global elites in Davos are not celebrating

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 As the wave of capitalist populism led by Donald Trump sweeps through a world brimming with economic optimism, elite globalist politicians, CEOs and bankers are chilling in the Swiss Alps – but are in no mood to celebrate, analysts say. With stock markets booming, oil prices on the rise […]