Posted on: June 12, 2021 Posted by: Tamara Kanuchova Comments: 0

Activism: The Case of Seaspiracy

Activism: The Case of Seaspiracy By Tamara Ka?uchová | June 12, 2021 Cover Illustration: Protect the ocean. Anabella Villanueva / The Amsterdammer   Seaspiracy is one of the most popular Netflix documentaries at the moment. While we, The Amsterdammer, are advocates for green initiatives and protecting our beautiful oceans, we want to equip you with tools to make your own decisions when it comes to believing trendy documentaries. You have probably…

Posted on: June 9, 2021 Posted by: Diana-Teodora Gaitan Comments: 0

Polly Gray – How to Be Strong

Polly Gray –  How to Be Strong Cover Illustration: Carl Fitton, @pencilcage on Instagram By Diana-Teodora Gaitan | June 9, 2021 Magazine Reporter Diana pays tribute to the English actress Helen McCrory following her death on April 16 and how McCrory’s role as Polly Gray in Peaky Blinders was one of her first role models as a teenager. Transitioning from middle school to high school was quite a tough time for me.…

Posted on: June 8, 2021 Posted by: Elisa Morand Comments: 0

The Semi-Hidden Stories of Amsterdam – PART 1

ELISA MORAND AND KIRA GUEHRING JUNE 8, 2021 The Semi-Hidden Stories of Amsterdam – PART 1 Cover Illustration: In Lomanstraat, you can take a book in a variety of languages. On Jan. 23, 2021 there were books in Dutch, English, Swedish and German among others. Kira Guehring / The Amsterdammer Photographers Elisa Morand and Kira Guehring reveal the many bookshelves dotted around Amsterdam and provide some locations, handy for avid-readers…

Posted on: June 7, 2021 Posted by: Tatjana Edle von Peter Comments: 0

Extinction Rebellion: Navigating Covid-19

Extinction Rebellion: Navigating Covid-19 By Tatjana Edle von Peter | June 7, 2021 Cover Illustration: Before the pandemic Extinction Rebellion was known for their protests, now they need to find alternative ways to attract attention. Markus Spiske / Unsplash   Metro Reporter Tatjana Edle von Peter explores the impact of COVID-19 on the worldwide Extinction Rebellion movement and how the organisation has adapted to current social distancing restrictions. Extinction Rebellion (XR)…

Posted on: May 26, 2021 Posted by: Tatjana Edle von Peter Comments: 0

A Second Corona-Restricted King’s Day in Amsterdam?

A Second Corona-Restricted King’s Day in Amsterdam? By Tatjana Edle von Peter & Stefana Vizman | May 26, 2021 Cover Illustration: Confetti falling down on Koningsdag 2019, the last time the holiday was officially held as a big event. Kira Guehring / The Amsterdammer Metro Reporters Tatjana and Stefana reflect on how this year’s King’s Day, yet another day meant to be celebrated in social distancing, turned into a full blown partying…

Posted on: May 26, 2021 Posted by: Pia Lou Velema Comments: 0

The Dutch Electoral Voice of 2021: Optimism, Realism or Just Naivety

The Dutch Electoral Voice of 2021: Optimism, Realism or Just Naivety By Pia Lou Velema | May 26, 2021 Cover Illustratoin: Sign indicating a place to vote in Amsterdam Oost, March 17 2021. Jasper Akkermans / The Amsterdammer Metro reporter Pia Lou takes to the streets of Amsterdam to explore people’s voting habits in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and considers future elections. It’s been over two months since the Tweede…