Chilean protests in Dam Square, Amsterdam

Andrea Valdivia November 12, 2019 Chilean protests in Dam Square Chilean protester in Dam Square – Photo by Andrea Valdivia / The Amsterdammer Chileans waving their native country’s flag during the protest on October 21, 2019. Andrea Valdivia / The Amsterdammer After the ongoing protests and strikes in Chile these last weeks, Chileans living in […]

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 […]

Global Climate Strike in Dam Square

October 06, 2019 Global Climate Strike By Andrea Valdivia and Giedre Sapranauskaite On Friday, September 20, 2019, thousands marched in Dam Square for the Global Climate Strike.  Cover photo shows protesters in Amsterdam taking part in the international climate strike.   Photos by Andrea Valdivia / The Amsterdammer Protesters reference TV shows and other popular […]

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 […]