The Netherlands, an outsider's view.

The Netherlands, an outsider's view.

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LABOR
Dutch disabled rights increasingly violated despite UN convention

LABOR
Majority of Dutch pension funds invest in weapons manufacturing

EDUCATION
Dutch students increasingly disinterested in school; steadily receiving lower marks

CRIME
Illegal fireworks entering the Netherlands via same channels as narcotics

EVENTS
Weekend Roundup: 5 Unique things to do in Amsterdam this weekend

ACTIVISM
With controversial new exhibition, sex worker advocates protest Amsterdam Museum

FOCUS
The ’45-’49 war in Indonesia: a page of Holland’s history it would like to forget

TRUTH
Nu.nl ceases Facebook fake news fact checking

DRUGS
Rotterdam customs discovers almost 100 kilos of cocaine in fruit shipment

LABOR
Albert Heijn cancels app requiring photos of employees in underwear

CRIME
Huge Netherlands to Australia drug operation uncovered

FOOD
Misleading food award nominees include cow’s milk “goat cheese”, sugar filled baby snacks, more

CRIME
Dutch bank implicated in widespread human rights violations in Congo

MUSIC
Women in the DJ consoles with nothing to prove

ART
Jo Bonger’s unpublished diaries. The woman who was Vincent Van Gogh’s fortune

ENVIRONMENT
Shell takes Greenpeace to court over discontinued North Sea oil rigs

HOUSING
Home buying in the Netherlands increasingly out of reach for average residents

CULTURE
On her birthday, a tribute to Lebanese icon Fairouz in Amsterdam

MUSIC
Palestine’s electronic underground in Amsterdam, an interview with Ramallah’s +970

EVENTS
Weekend Roundup: 5 Unique things to do in Amsterdam this weekend