By Hannah Vonberg Environmental racism is an awkwardly imprecise term. However, it captures a multitude of factors that constitute modern forms of racism.  Racism systematically constructs inequalities by conferring advantages upon one racial/ethnic group at the expense of others; power and privilege are distributed unevenly across space and time basedContinue Reading

By Helena Reinders “In about a year, on the 17th of March, the Netherlands will have its next general election. This is, of course, if the current government does not fall prematurely.” (Schulte, 2020).  The above mentioned quote comes from a Shpaera article written by Tom Schulte almost a yearContinue Reading

By Nick Psomas The 11th thesis on Feuerbach states that “philosophers have hitherto only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it”. A superfluous and hasty examination of Marx’s commentary tempts the reader to believe that its author is discarding abstract theorising. Fortunately, for philosophy atContinue Reading

By Tom Schulte In about a year, on the 17th of March, the Netherlands will have its next general election. This is, of course, if the current government does not fall prematurely. The cabinet of Rutte III started this political year very strong; it had managed to negotiate both aContinue Reading

By Lara Kaptein Things have been a little bit quiet lately in the politics of the Netherlands. An article of the NOS (the Dutch news organization) stated that the Second Chamber is on a holiday right now, so nothing much is happening. Parties and party leaders are still recovering fromContinue Reading

By Lara Kaptein Back again with a new Dutch Politics for Dummies! This time, I will discuss the elections of the 20th of March on the Dutch state level: Provinciale Staten. In these elections, every Dutchie was able to vote for their preferred representative for their province. The voter turn-outContinue Reading