Climate March Crossing the Heart of Amsterdam

Climate March Crossing the Heart of Amsterdam On Sunday, March 10, people from all over the Netherlands gathered in Amsterdam for the Climate March, a nonviolent protest demanding a radically new climate policy. Around 40,000 participants marched across the heart of Amsterdam for 2.5 kilometers, starting from Dam Square to the Museumplein. By SOOHYUN BAE […]

Lack of Funding in Education Leads to a Nationwide Strike

March 16, 2019 Lack of Funding in Education Leads to a Nationwide Strike By AISHWARYA KOTTAPURATH On Friday, March 15, students, teachers, and professors around the Netherlands went on a nationwide strike and protested in The Hague to demand the reversal of budget cuts for, and more investment in, education. The strike asks that the […]

Photo Story: Students March to Take Actions Against Climate Change

February 18, 2019 Students March to Take Actions Against Climate Change Lucia Masip / The Amsterdammer About 200 students protested last Thursday, on February 14, in Dam Square as part of an international mobilisation to call for governments to take more drastic actions against climate change. This was the second time the civil society group […]

Two-Day Strike Hits Regional Transport, Amsterdam Relatively Unaffected?

Monday and Tuesday will probably go down in history as two of the rainiest days of the year in the country, a perfect day for the stubborn Dutchmen to opt out of stepping on their bicycle and take the bus, tram or train. However, the regional transport staff chose to go on strike during these […]