SWITZERLAND: A Bout of Xenophobia

Swiss Psychologist Carl Jung put it down to geography. "Mountains tend to restrict the horizons of the mind," he once told TIME'S Robert Kroon. Others chalk it up to the insular effects of a longtime policy of political neutrality. Still others say it is simply a matter of overexposure to throngs of Fremdarbeiter (foreign workers) and businessmen pouring into the country in search of jobs and tax breaks.

Whatever the cause, Switzerland was once again suffering from one of its periodic bouts of xenophobia last week. "We just don't feel at home in...

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