It's Time to Dismantle Dutch Liberalism from Within
Abulkasim Al-Jaberi speaks to teleSUR about his experience as a refugee in the Netherlands. He said that the centerpiece of debate in the Dutch elections has been the issue of the foreigner. On the far-right — led by the now-celebrity Geert Wilders, who has called for the expulsion of all Moroccans — is the call for closed borders. On the left is the allegedly “sympathetic” view of integrating of refugees and migrants. READ MORE
A History of Dutch Populism, from the Murder of Pim Fortuyn to the Rise of Geert Wilders
The famous Dutch tolerance and progressiveness, if ever it existed, has turned into intolerance and a prolonged and painstaking search for Dutch identity. In the wake of the Brexit referendum and Trump’s unexpected victory in the United States, populism now seems destined to conquer Europe’s mainland, starting with the Netherlands. READ MORE
Geert Wilders: The Dutch Trump?
Netherlands Election: How 'Dutch Trump' Echos the US Far-Right
Representing the far-right Party for Freedom, Geert Wilders is running to become the Netherlands' next prime minister. The firebrand politician, who's been dubbed the "Dutch Trump," has a lot in common with the U.S. President. READ MORE
Dutch Far-Right Leader Vows to Rid Nation of 'Moroccan Scum'
Dutch far-right leader Geert Wilders promised to crack down on "Moroccan scum" who he said were making the streets unsafe and urged the Dutch to "regain" their country as he launched his election campaign. READ MORE
Rise of the Far Right
Europe's Far Right Got a Trump Boost, but Will They Govern?
For years, right-wing groups languished on the fringes of mainstream European politics. But their support has surged recently, and Trump’s victory has galvanized European populists. READ MORE
How Marx’s Crisis Theory Explains Growing Anti-Immigrant Hate
The rise of Geert Wilders is emblematic of growing anti-immigrant hate sweeping the imperialist countries. Basing their campaigns on xenophobia, they’ve been able to convince millions of people in their respective countries that immigrants are the source of their problems. READ MORE