“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 […]

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 […]