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When the Dykes Held Firm: the Dutch withstand the onslaught of the Alt-Right Tidal Wave from the West...this time

There is a narrative about the last 12 months in western politics, whereby (without going into the realms of tinfoil-hatted conspiracy theories), BrExit and Trump’s election are part of a global phenomenon – a wave across the world, a rise of right wing politics. 1,678 more words

Dutch politicians, soldiers and citizens are holding hands as show of solidarity for attacked gay couple

The Dutch public peacefully marched hand in hand this past Wednesday in a remarkable show of solidarity for two gay men who were attacked as they walked home from a night out. 717 more words


The Dutch general elections of March 15 2017

Wikipedia (a portal and no source) gives an overview of the Dutch general elections of March 15 2017. For the interpretation of the vote, there is this paper: … 1,072 more words

Education In Mathematics


quiet chat on a sunny bench
about the establishment of democracy
about how to fulfil peoples wishes
about how I can become me
about us… 17 more words

Philosophy Of Jos

Dutch politics, after the elections

Now that the Dutch elections for the Lower House are over, as well as the unprecedented international hype surrounding it, it is time for a few pointers and reminders. 549 more words

Current Events

Column 659


“Een vrouw kan prachtig zijn, maar een mooie paling is ook bijzonder.”

Aldus sprak, in een reportage deze week in het befaamde dagblad ‘De Morgen’, Jan Smit uit Volendam. 619 more words