Articles by

Alba Leon

Dutch Elections 2015: First Time Voter

I am a proud new Dutchie, which means that I will have the opportunity to use my...

Recession is over, hooray, hooray! Netherlands is growing, hooray, hooray?

To absolutely no celebration on the street, Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem announced yesterday that 'the economic crisis...

Daily Dutch News 14-10-2013: Of Water and Sand

The week begins, as it tends to do in Dutch autumn, with water. Particularly the west of the...

Daily Dutch News 07/10/2013: Epke Zonderland Golden Child

Alba here with the news that in the Netherlands the category of  'sports star' does not necessarily...

Of Ermine, Justice and Jobs

In shocking news, a  Swiss historian with slightly too much time in his hands discovered that King Willem-Alexander...

Carlos Slim and the KPN Heist

During the 1990's Mexico, under pressure from international organisations, opened its economy to neo-liberal policies that supposedly...

The Dutch in Afghanistan: a Political Soap

There is a stereotype about the Dutch, that they are rather…ehem… careful with money and resources. However,...
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