Truck crash near REC

Truck crashes into a house across Roeterseilandcampus By ISABEL BONNET | October 17, 2019 Cover Photo by Panagiotis Belias / The Amsterdammer On Monday, October 14, at around 4 p.m. a HÉMAN truck crashed into a house across Roeterseilandcampus. The catering company told local news channel AT5 that the driver had a sudden epileptic seizure, an incident […]

The Mocro-maffia

The Mocro-maffia By PIERRE DU PASQUIER | October 12, 2019 Photo by Bill Oxford / Unsplash The Mocro-maffia has stricken the capital city of the Netherlands once again. Derk Wiersum, Nabil B’s lawyer was killed on September 18th, spreading an unprecedented wave of emotion throughout the Netherlands as well as highlighting the malfeasance of a mafia […]

“Power to the People” – Dutch citizens join in for global climate strike week

“Power to the People” Dutch citizens join in for global climate strike week By Henrike Freytag | October 11, 2019 Cover photo by Henrike Freytag On September 20, 2019, people from 150 countries came together to protest against the climate crisis, marking the start of the ‘Global Week for Future’. The protests were reverberations of the […]

May 1: FNV Bringing the Labor Day Celebration Back to Amsterdam

May 1: FNV Bringing the Labor Day Celebration Back to Amsterdam By EVA ORAVCOVA | May 8, 2019 On May 1, the world celebrated International Workers’ Day, known in some countries as Labor Day. Despite the fact that the day is not a national holiday in the Netherlands, the Federation of Dutch Trade Unions (Federatie Nederlandse […]

Almudena Toral and her Documentary “The Legacy of Zero Tolerance”

“The Legacy of Zero Tolerance” an Interview with Almudena Toral By ANNA LEA JAKOBS | April 29, 2019 Photojournalist Almudena Toral focuses on the US and Latin America as a part of Univision News Digital. Her documentary, The Legacy of Zero Tolerance, has won the World Press Photo Award for digital storytelling in 2019. She […]

Mona Eltahawy Cancels Appearance at De Balie

Mona Eltahawy Cancels appearance at De Balie By MAX KIKKEN | April 29, 2019 Feminist author Mona Eltahawy had been invited to speak at De Balie on her upcoming book The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls and her work as an activist. However, in an open letter posted on Twitter on April 22, she […]