Tag Archives: Dutch election

Populism makes them laugh – Wilders and Roemer lasting a marathon of debates

Finally, Election Day. After a short but heated campaign period of little more than two-and-a-half weeks, the Dutch voters are going to the polls. Squeezed in between the summer holidays and an early called election, this short campaign was one to a large degree fought on television. No less than eight televised debates between the […]

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Europe Tracker 06.09.12

Associated Press: The leader of the German far right party, National Democratic Party (NDP), Holger Apfel claims that he is directing his party towards the mainstream as the banning of the party is considered. However there are signs that Apfel does not fully support his own message, such as calling Marcel Nguyen, a half-Vietnamese gymnast who competed […]

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Europe Tracker 05.09.12

Institute for Jewish Policy Research: The EU wants to understand anti-Semitism, an issue that Jewish communities feel is becoming more pressing. This will be done by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), who will carry out the study relating to current perceptions and experiences of antisemitism. It is hoped that the findings, which are […]

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Geert Wilders is dead! Long live… Geert Wilders!

When Geert Wilders pulled his support for the Dutch minority government last April, commentators were quick to proclaim the end of his remarkable political success story. According to a Dutch saying (de breker betaalt), the one who ‘breaks’ a government pays the price in the next elections. Hence, leading politicians of the two governmental parties, […]

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