Dutch Stop Fracking Over Potential Earthquakes

By Alex Thomson, Channel4.com -

While fracking has only just begun in this country, the Dutch are waving goodbye to years of riches from gas extraction. Why? Because they can no longer stand the social and economic cost of [...]

Holland To Finland To Scotland, Basic Income Could Be A Reality Across Europe

By Steve Rushton, www.occupy.com -

By Steve Rushton for Occupy - Universal basic income is emerging as a realistic policy position across Europe. As we reported in late 2015, local authorities across the Netherlands are currently [...]

Airline Drops Pianist From Entertainment Over Controversial Tweets

By Brian Wise, www.newcoldwar.org -

By Brian Wise in New Cold War - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has dropped a recording of the pianist Valentina Lisitsa from its in-flight entertainment system after receiving complaints about her [...]

Dutch Gov’t Ordered To Cut Carbon Emissions In Landmark Ruling

By Arthur Neslen, www.theguardian.com -

By Arthur Neslen in The Guardian - A court in The Hague has ordered the Dutch government to cut its emissions by at least 25% within five years, in a landmark ruling expected to cause ripples [...]

Utrecht Doling Out Free Money For A ‘Basic Income’ Experiment

By Joshua Ostroff, www.huffingtonpost.ca -

By Joshua Ostroff in The Huffington Post - The primary complaint by opponents is that it removes the incentive to work, resulting in efforts to make welfare as unpleasant as possible, from [...]

Justice For Mitch Henriquez: Black Lives Matter Goes Dutch

By Mathijs van de Sande, www.roarmag.org -

By Mathijs van de Sande in RoarMag - This weekend, on June 27, the 42-year-old Aruban man Mitch Henriquez was brutally murdered by police in The Hague. Henriquez was visiting his family in the [...]