Wednesday, 8 July , 2020

Netherlands

The Origins of European Neoliberalism

The real source of neoliberalism in Europe is neither technocracy nor hegemony but a problem specific to the continent: intergovernmentalism By Nicholas Mulder On December 18,...

Cities lobby EU to offer shelter to migrant children from Greece

Amsterdam, Barcelona and Leipzig among cities calling for action to ease humanitarian crisis By Jennifer Rank 24 Apr 2020 Ten European cities have pledged shelter to...

How Covid-19 poured cold water on Netherlands’ EU romance

Dutch opposition to recovery spending has overtones of British disillusionment By Jennifer Rankin 23 Apr 2020 Isolated in a recent European Union council of ministers, with...

UK more nostalgic for empire than other ex-colonial powers

A YouGov poll reveals 30% of Britons believe colonies were better off as part of the British Empire By Robert Booth Social 11 Mar...

The Revolt of the South, or the imperative to build a...

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos 04/11/2020 Spanish (Socialist) Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has now taken the initiative to call for more solidarity inside the EU to confront the...

Divided against itself, can Europe’s house stand?

Brussels to the rescue? Ursula von der Leyen pushes for Covid-19 ‘Marshall Plan’ as bloc is far from united 3 Apr, 2020 The head of the...

Berlin, the Banks and Coronavirus against South Europeans. Russia, China and...

Von der Leyen brands corona bonds a ‘slogan,’ setting off firestorm in Italy Commission issues ‘clarification’ after president seemed to dismiss joint debt plan backed...

Italian Politicians Say Netherlands’ Lack of Solidarity Amid COVID-19 Crisis Threatens...

by Lilia Dergacheva 31.03.2020 A dozen Italian politicians, including governors and mayors, have knocked the Netherlands for giving a no-go to the so-called “coronabonds” that are...

Virtual summit, real acrimony: EU leaders clash over ‘corona bonds’

Push by Italy and Spain for new financial instruments faces resistance from Germany and the Netherlands. By David M. Herszenhorn, Jacopo Barigazzi and Rym Momtaz 3/27/20 The...

The Dutch Government’s Show-Trial About MH17

By Eric Zuesse The Dutch Government began on March 9th a show-trial which will present the Government’s evidence that a Russian-made Buk missile on 17...