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Climate Change: Let's Go Back to the Future

Indra Heerkens | Posted 12.07.2015 | Green
Indra Heerkens

When thinking in stereotypes, the list for what is referred to by 'typically Dutch' would probably look something like this: cheese, dykes, tulips, bikes, wooden shoes, Anne Frank-house, Rembrandt, pot, Zwarte Piet and mills.

These Examples Of Blackface Around The World Prove We Have A Long Way To Go

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Black Voices

Incidents of blackface at the 2014 World Cup predictably stirred up a storm of outrage. But now that the anger has settled, and FIFA has launched an ...

The Most Controversial Holiday Tradition Ever?

Posted 10.24.2013 | Arts

In recent years, controversy has been rising over the Dutch tradition of Zwarte Piet ("Black Pete"), a prominent figure in holiday celebrations in the...