Faced with tackling the current rise in COVID-19 infections in the Netherlands, the government had to implement (and is currently planning on implementing) new restrictions. These restrictions, though, are not particularly popular amongst individuals who believe these restrictions cross a line in terms of personal liberties. One example which the rioters have protested against is... Continue Reading →
It has been nine months since the last Dutch general elections but the coalition government still has not been formed.
In the past few weeks, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Netherlands has increased drastically. According to the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment - Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu or RIVM - between 2nd November and 9th November, 76,790 positive test results were reported. The RIVM claimed that “45% more... Continue Reading →
On 25th October, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan led a coup against the Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. He later dissolved the joint civilian-military government in power since the 2019 popular uprising (which ousted former President Omar al-Bashir) and now replaced it with a military one. The coup has resulted in numerous popular protests across Sudan... Continue Reading →
The Chinese housing market bubble seems to be on the verge of bursting. Is this going to have a global effect?
Recently, the Polish government’s legal dispute with the EU has been under intense scrutiny. These kinds of events tend to be a natural phenomena in the realm of European politics, but this clash has led many to question whether this is the last straw for the EU after numerous clashes with the Polish government. The... Continue Reading →