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 […]

Europeans set to cast their vote soon: The EU Elections and its Implications

Europeans set to cast their vote soon: The EU Elections and its Implications By ANNA WIEDEMANN | April 25, 2019 From May 23 to 26, an estimated 512 million citizens from 28 European Union (EU) member states will be able to vote for 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). These MEPs will be elected to […]

Michelle Obama’s tour Becoming: Intimacy At Scale and In Style

Michelle Obama’s tour Becoming: Intimacy At Scale and In Style By EVA ORAVCOVA | April 22, 2019 Leaving the best for last, Michelle Obama finished the European part of her book tour in Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam. The former First Lady of the USA shared her life story, reflecting on the experiences that shaped her professional, public […]

Pop-up Store Sells Banana Bread to Fight Food Waste

Pop-up Store Sells Banana Bread to Fight Food Waste By ISABEL BONNET | April 18, 2019 During National Banana Day on Wednesday, the Banana Bar popup store opened its doors for one day, only to promote the recently-funded organisation SUNT. Visitors were invited to bring banana leftovers in exchange for banana bread. By 4pm, about 40 people […]