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Parenthood in the Netherlands: advantages and challenges

Being a parent is no piece of cake, no matter where you are from. However, the way...

OPINION: why the Shell verdict was much more than just a court case win

Royal Dutch Shell has finally been held accountable for the damage the oil company has caused to...

Opinion: why you shouldn’t “go Dutch” this Valentine’s Day

Whether or not you’ve heard the phrase "going Dutch" you probably instantly understand what this means: the...

Hey Dutchies, we need to talk about plastic waste

This low land has made it to the top of several indices — happiness, best childhood, tallest...

OPINION: I grew up in the rape capital of the world. Here’s why the Leiden rape sentence wasn’t enough

Having spent all 23 years of my life in South Africa — often dubbed the world's rape...

OPINION | Zwarte Piet: a white South African’s perspective

Zwarte Piet has been causing controversy for years in the Netherlands, dividing the nation over whether the...

Mark Rutte, sociological jargon isn’t real, but institutional racism is

Mark Rutte says institutional racism is sociological jargon.  First, let’s take a brief moment to celebrate the progress...

Me and Albert

The blue monopole in an Orange country   My dear supermarket, or should I say, AH, since now we’ve...
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