#BLM In Amsterdam: A Closer Look

#BLM in Amsterdam: A Closer Look By Ahana Majumdar | June 14, 2020 Photo by Charley Rousset   As 2020 unfolds, we are faced with many challenges and gaps in our public health and socio-political atmospheres. Although some predicaments such as the COVID-19 pandemic were unforeseen, others like systemic racism have been seen for generations. How is […]

Koningsdag this year, Holland’s most celebrated birthday in times of quarantine.

Koningsdag this year, Holland’s most celebrated birthday in times of quarantine By PIERRE DU PASQUIER | April 29, 2020 Cover photo Kira Guehring / The Amsterdammer  King’s Day was celebrated in a new way in 2020. Photo taken in Amsterdam on April 27, 2019.  Koningsdag (translated to King’s Day) is a popular Dutch tradition filled with joyous […]

Launch of the ‘Amsterdam City Doughnut’: Establishing the Sweet Spot of Society

Launch of the ‘Amsterdam City Doughnut’ Establishing the Sweet Spot of Society By JOSEPHINE SYLVESTRE | April 20th, 2020 Amsterdam canals on a summer day. Elisa Morand / The Amsterdammer.  On April 7, 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Municipal Executive of Amsterdam decided to adopt British economist Kate Raworth’s Doughnut economic […]

How COVID-19 Raises the Discussion On Veganism

How Covid-19 Raises the Discussion on Veganism By ANNARITA MARINARO| April 16, 2020 Cover Photo by Ben Cohen On March 21, 2020, amidst the COVID-19 crisis, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the animal rights organisation, posted a picture on their social media claiming that, “…COVID-19 would not exist in a vegan world.” […]