Tagged: amsterdam

St. Joseph's

The Refugee Church of Amsterdam

At the beginning of this winter, as I prepared for the great journey to North Africa, here in Amsterdam I heard about a group of asylum seekers who were living in a tent camp somewhere in the city. Despite my...

coffeeshop

ctrp424 Behind the Coffeeshop Counter

MP3 Audio [25 MB]DownloadShow URL When it comes to drug policy and coffeeshops in the Netherlands, we rarely hear the voices of those who work behind the counter and see how things work (or don’t work).  Nel has lived and...
 

bmtv119 Room for Everyone

bmtv119 Room for Everyone

The squatting community in Amsterdam is under siege, with the new law declaring squatting illegal, many who have lived in their homes for a decade or more are now considered criminals and subject to forceful eviction. ; But the community...

ctrp328 Voices of a People’s History

ctrp328 Voices of a People’s History

MP3 Audio [38 MB]DownloadShow URL In keeping with the tradition started by Howard Zinn. The following podcast is from an event held here in Amsterdam on February 16th, 2010. Voices of a People’s History of the US features those voices...
 

Voices of A People’s History Night

Voices of A People’s History Night

Friends and readers in the Amsterdam area and beyond, I’ve been hard at work planning, reading, and organizing the details of a reading-performance even in honor of Howard Zinn and his greatest work – A People’s History of the United...

Weekend Break and A New Bike

Weekend Break and A New Bike

Its the weekend and I’m busy with non-citizenreporter life. However staying true to my roots as a blogger and a bicycle rider, I wanted to share this video my buddy Marc over at Amsterdamize shot today. It captures the first...