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Human Rights and the Youth Community: We Can, or Rather, We Will

EF Education First | Posted 08.29.2016 | Teen
EF Education First

By Visvajit Sriramrajan A few months ago, I did not know much about human rights, but after attending the recent EF Global Student Leaders Summit i...

After Nine Years of Effort, A Cooperative Wind Power Project Remains in Limbo

John J. Berger | Posted 08.17.2016 | Green
John J. Berger

This article is the sixth in a series of about the Netherlands’ efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and increase its reliance on renewable energy...

In the Pilgrim Church of Leiden, Organ Enthusiasts Gather

Rick Steves | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've said goodbye to the My Way Alpine Europe tour I've been leading, and am now researching my guidebooks in Holland. While I miss my friends from th...

A Miffy The Bunny Travel Guide To Utrecht, Netherlands

La Carmina | Posted 07.26.2016 | Travel
La Carmina

I adore Miffy, the cute Dutch bunny -- and took advantage of a Netherlands stopover to visit all her themed attractions.

An Ambassador Gets Pac-Man Fever

ADST | Posted 07.20.2016 | World
ADST

July 2016 saw the explosion of the global phenomenon Pokémon Go, where people walk around town (and often into traffic or ditches) trying to catch va...

Revisiting Ukraine's Maidan Legacy Amidst EU Shambles

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

While it would certainly be premature to predict the disintegration of the European Union at this point, the United Kingdom's recent departure from the bloc via "Brexit" referendum certainly casts a dark shadow over the continent's political future.

China and The Philippines' Dual South China Sea Challenge

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

The ruling raises a host of questions - for China, for the Philippines (which brought the action against China to the PCA), and for the other nations bordering the South China Sea, which also have ongoing disputes with Beijing on the same subject.

Father-Daughter Bonds

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: The parenting role of the father to his daughter may be one of the most difficult and significant of human relationships.

Dutch Animal Ambulance

Julia Gunther | Posted 06.21.2016 | Impact
Julia Gunther

My time with the Dutch Animal Ambulance Amsterdam has taught me that we all have a duty to prevent or at the very least reduce the suffering of the animals around us.

This Dutch Landlord Will Cut Rent For Tenants Who Help Refugees

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact

Home is truly where the heart is for this Dutch landlord. The Trudo housing corporation in southern Netherlands is offering a 100 euro discount on ren...

Broken Promises - An Uphill Battle for Climate Justice... That We Just Might Win

This Planet | Posted 06.13.2016 | Green
This Planet

"The government doesn't work for corporations, it works for the people" - and here's how to remind them of that Photo: pixabay.com Imagine that yo...

10 European Road Trips to Take This Summer

Viator | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel
Viator

From America's Route 66 to Australia's Great Ocean Road to South Africa's Garden Route, the world is full of unforgettable road trips, but don't write off Europe for your next adventure.

Innovation in Magazine Media: An Ever-Changing Landscape

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.23.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Magazines are alive and well but must keep morphing, in tune with innovations and disruptions, and amid a swirl of financial uncertainty in much of th...

This Incredible Scaffold Staircase Is Unlike Anything We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel

We never thought taking the stairs could be an unforgettable experience, but Rotterdam just changed our minds. On Monday, the Netherlands port city er...

Sergiy Taran on Ukraine's Recent Political Turmoil, Interview with Kiev's International Democracy Institute Director

Samuel Ramani | Posted 05.02.2016 | World
Samuel Ramani

Sergiy Taran is the Director of the Kiev-based International Democracy Institute think tank, and the head of the Board of the Center of Sociological a...

Europe: Do the Right Thing on Hezbollah

David Harris | Posted 04.27.2016 | World
David Harris

Nearly three years ago, the European Union finally overcame its longstanding resistance and addressed the issue of adding Hezbollah to its terrorism list.

Moke Sets Their Sights On The States

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 04.08.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

It was abysmally cold as I walked up to Keen's Chophouse on 36th St. I don't think I've been to a steakhouse in New York before this night, and certai...

How A Country Famous For Its Auto Industry Could Embrace Green Vehicles

HuffPost Germany | Sara Elkamel | Posted 04.07.2016 | World

Germany currently lags behind many of its European neighbors when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. But some people in the country have proposals...

The Dutch Referendum and the Future of Europe

John Feffer | Posted 04.07.2016 | World
John Feffer

The future of Europe is being decided this week in the Netherlands.

The Dutch Are Tough Traders and Loyal Partners. But Do Not Expect to Be Invited to Lunch

Michal Küfhaber | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business
Michal Küfhaber

As an affluent, highly functional society, the Kingdom of the Netherlands is a prime target for exports, but the market is very demanding and competit...

How The Dutch Became A Famously Tolerant Society

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business

The Dutch tradition of embracing other cultures can be traced back to its golden age nearly five centuries ago. The Netherlands frequently traded with...

Royal Treatments

Susan Jaques | Posted 03.21.2016 | Arts
Susan Jaques

On the 500th anniversary of his death, medieval Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch is a smash hit.

Dutch Lawmakers Pass Bill To Ban Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 03.17.2016 | World

The Dutch Parliament passed a bill Tuesday asking the government to ban weapons exports to Saudi Arabia on the grounds that the Arab kingdom has viola...

Agua Zarca: A Stain on the Dutch and Finnish Human Rights Record

Peter Bosshard | Posted 03.15.2016 | Green
Peter Bosshard

Six indigenous people were killed in the Dutch-funded Santa Rita Dam in Guatemala (CODECO) "Respect for human rights," the Finnish government says, i...

I Am Morgan - Stolen Freedom: Provocative Killer Whale Film Premiers in San Francisco

Matthew Spiegl | Posted 03.09.2016 | Green
Matthew Spiegl

I Am Morgan - Stolen Freedom is a provocative new film about the marine theme park industry. It gives the audience a glimpse -- be it ever so brief --...