Posted on: November 30, 2022 Posted by: Apostolos Kaniouras Comments: 0

National Divide and The Brewing of a Military Coup in Brazil

National Divide and The Brewing of a Military Coup in Brazil By Apostolos Kaniouras | International | November 30, 2022 Cover Illustration: Politician Making a Speech-Brazilian Flag. Serhej Calka / Pexels International Reporter Apostolos Kaniouras draws attention to the recent Brazilian general election. Noting the political divide amongst citizens, Kaniouras discusses how the controversial election result is reminiscent of Trump’s loss in the 2020 US elections, with talks of a military coup. …

Posted on: November 29, 2022 Posted by: Emma-Rose Blacher Comments: 0

JUST STOP OIL WANTS YOU!

JUST STOP OIL WANTS YOU! By Emma-Rose Blacher | International | November 29, 2022 Cover Illustration: Protest campaign against climate change. Markus Spiske/Unplash International Reporter Emma-Rose Blacher investigates Just Stop Oil, the climate activism group behind the recent acts of vandalism in art museums and other cases of civil disobedience. Climate activism campaign poster. Markus Spiske/Unplash You may have heard about climate activists throwing mashed potatoes at a Monet in Germany,…

Posted on: November 28, 2022 Posted by: Gisele Weishan Comments: 0

Activism and Well-Being: A Balancing Act in the Fight for Climate Action

Activism and Well-Being: A Balancing Act in the Fight for Climate Action By Gisele Weishan| Magazine | November 28, 2022 Cover Illustration: Respect your Mother Earth. Mika Baumeister/Unplash Magazine reporter Gisele Weishan examines the relationship between climate activism and its impacts on an individual activist’s personal well-being. “History is the long struggle of man, by exercise of his reason, to understand his environment and to act upon it. But the modern…

Posted on: November 27, 2022 Posted by: Nathan Domon Comments: 0

Amsterdam Nachcultuur Campagne

Amsterdam Nachtcultuur Campagne By Nathan Domon | Metro City | November 27, 2022 Cover Illustration: People Dancing in a Club. Jerome Govender/Pexels Metro reporter Nathan Domon goes into the struggles that economic activities dependent on nightlife have been facing: lease contracts, the city’s expansion, bureaucracy, tourism and cultural recognition. It was a tough pill to swallow for partygoers – in July 2022, the popular techno club Marktkantine in the West had its…

Posted on: November 26, 2022 Posted by: Nathan Domon Comments: 0

Cracks in The City: The Return of The Squatter

Cracks in The City: The Return of The Squatter By Nathan Domon | Metro City | November 26, 2022 Cover Illustration: Building squatted by Mokkum kraakt squatters collective in Amsterdam. Simon Ordonez / The Amsterdammer Metro City reporter Nathan Domon examines the history and resurgence of squatters in the heart of Amsterdam, which is driven by the never-ending housing crisis, rising inflation and increasing inequities. On October 31, a group of…

Posted on: November 24, 2022 Posted by: Elitsa Kaleva Comments: 0

Cannabis Tourism – A Threat to The City or a Cultural Characteristic

Cannabis Tourism – A Threat to The City or a Cultural Characteristic By Elitsa Kaleva | Metro City | November 4, 2022 Cover Illustration: Man in a convenience store in Amsterdam shop, November 17 2022. Simon Ordonez/The Amsterdammer Metro city reporter Elitsa Kaleva investigates the public perception of the proposed cannabis tourism ban in Amsterdam. Cannabis related products sold in Amsterdam shop, November 17 2022. Simon Ordonez/The Amsterdammer Earlier this year,…