Authors: Miriam Tepes-Handaric & Emma de Ruiter The pandemic is not stopping Dutch youth from partying, but there is more to it than just not caring about… Read more “Pandemic partying – “Everybody knows, that’s how it works””
After the announcement of a nationwide lockdown on December 14th, 2020 by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, all non-essential shops were forced to close indefinitely. For small… Read more “Vintage shops are finding creative ways to survive the lockdown”
Skateboarding is becoming more inclusive. Women and non-binary people are fighting against the male-dominated skate culture that has often been considered toxic and intimidating. “It isn’t about… Read more “How female skateboarders are claiming their space in a sport dominated by men”
In Portugal, hospitals have been suffering from a massive overload due to the new surge in COVID-19 cases caused by the new mutations of the virus. The… Read more “Medical workers struggle amid new COVID-19 crisis in Portugal”
Delivery workers in the Netherlands are having a hard time working under the circumstances of the nationwide lockdown, and now, the mandatory curfew, under which nobody is… Read more “Delivery workers overworked and underappreciated in times of lockdown”
Whether it’s walking down the street, scrolling through social media or going to work or school, young men all over the Netherlands are increasingly breaking down gender expectations through fashion, hairstyles, make up and jewelry.
The removal of the most recent art installation by Erik Kessels, titled “Destroy My Face”, following mass online criticism, has caused a new wave of discussion within the Dutch art community.