Netherlands

Obituary: Karl Kreuger December 1946 - March 1999

Obituary of Dutch anarchist Karl Kreuger, from Black Flag #218 1999.

The Politics of Panic: the Kedichem case - Arjen Mulder and Geert Lovink

Cosmopolite hotel destroyed by fire during meeting of far right parties

Critcal reflection on the militant anti-fascist disruption of a 1986 meeting of far right parties in the Netherlands, which resulted in a hotel being destroyed by fire, the amputation of the leg of one of the attendees and 72 anti-fascists being arrested.

From Here & Now magazine issue 10.

Top 10 left communists and council communists

Karl Korsch

Top 10 left communists and council communists

A serious public transport strike in the Netherlands

Stop work pressure - less work pressure, less people sick

There is some serious strike action going on in the Netherlands in regional public transport. This is like a breath of fresh air in a country where the Right is on the rampage and workers' struggles have been quite subdued for much too long.

Beware of Bad Bed Fellows

A contribution to the "Reflections on J18" collection.

Global Deliveroo strikes

Striking Deliveroo workers in Hong Kong.

Over the last couple of weeks, Deliveroo have been hit by a series of strikes and occupations all over the world: from Hong Kong to Belgium, Holland, France and Germany. Meanwhile, in Shanghai, the first union for online food deliverers has been formed.

In the Country of Dijsselbloem - Labor Relations in the Netherlands

Billions of savings on 'social wage'

Describtion of labour relations, state-induced attacks on 'social wage', 2017 elections and formation of a new governement in the Netherlands. From a council communist view, developed by Arbeidersstemmen (Workers' Voices).

Turkey-Netherlands riot: both prime ministers gain, the workers lose

Erdogan Rutte row Turkey  - The Netherlands

Analysis and critique of both sides in the diplomatic spat between Turkey and the Netherlands which has led to riots and name-calling between the two governments.

A half-blind communist with a sharp eye for the future. Marinus van der Lubbe (1909-1934) and his Reichstag Fire

Marinus' mugshot, 1931

Interesting history of Marinus van der Lubbe, the young communist building worker who burned down the Reichstag, and was falsely denounced as a Nazi agent by the Communist Party, by Joep de Visser.

[The Netherlands] The Area Ban against anarchists in a broader context of repression in The Hague

On the backgrounds of the area ban the mayor of The Hagua, Netherlands, imposed on several anarchists