Europe and nationalism: why Spain is different

Europe and Nationalism: why Spain is different By DAVID KIRKHAM | May 20, 2019 Nationalists and far-right political parties continue to make alarming gains across Europe. Italy is led by a coalition of radical right-wing and populist parties, Austria’s government is shared with the ultranationalist Freedom Party (FPO), and Hungary has shifted considerably to the far […]

The epitome of dramaticism – The UEFA Champions League semi-finals

The epitome of dramaticism: The UEFA Champions League semi-finals By EMILIO GUTIERREZ | May 14, 2019 The last two weeks have been a rollercoaster of emotions for football fans. After the result of these semi-finals, there is a unique winner, and it is not England – but the game itself. The world just experienced the best […]

Green Is The Warmest Color: Preserving Nature Gives Urban Survival

Green Is The Warmest Color: Preserving Nature Gives Urban Survival By REBECCA TOOK | April 22, 2019 I never thought I’d like living in a city. The word conjures up images of a sprawling concrete metropolis, with buildings reaching towards the sky like leaves turning to the sunlight. If I’m away from trees for too long, I […]

Ajax Has Caught Our Attention, Now They Need to Succeed

Ajax Has Caught Our Attention, Now They Need to Succeed By EMILIO GUTIERREZ | April 19, 2019 Cover by Carlo Salemi / Courtesy of The Amsterdammer You can call it a Cinderella story, a David and Goliath anecdote, or a fairy-tale run, but no matter how you spin it, this season has been magical and shocking for everyone. […]

Video killed the radio star, but the podcast is having its revenge

Video killed the radio star, but the podcast is having its revenge By REBECCA TOOK | April 18, 2019 I do it in the morning while in the shower. Sometimes, I do it while cycling to the library. My friend does it while walking the dog, and another does it during their long commute on the sweaty London […]

Goodbye And Good Riddance: Amsterdam Bans Scooters From Cycle Lanes

Goodbye And Good Riddance: Amsterdam Bans Scooters From Cycle Lanes April 15, 2019 By REBECCA TOOK Amsterdammers across the city woke up on Monday morning (April 8) to find that their city looked a little different. More specifically, their route to work, college or school was a bit bluer, and a lot quieter. The council’s […]