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ctrp388 Journalism Under Attack in the Netherlands

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Brenno at CCC2011 near Berlin

An investigative journalist in the Netherlands has exposed major security flaws in a major government project which promised safe and easy travel throughout the country.… Read Full Text

Dutch Municipal Elections Article

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The following is an excerpt from a piece I wrote this past week for the Guardian CiF, to read the full text, click the link below:

The media have recycled the same headlines following Dutch elections for about a decade now, and similar observations are regularly trumpeted in international newspapers. Part of me thinks they actually just run the same articles, updating the picture, changing a few names, and maybe touching up a few percentage points.… Read Full Text


ctrp316 Coffeeshops, Drug Tourism, and Politics

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Two Dutch municipalities decided last year that all their coffeeshops must be closed down.… Read Full Text

ctrp315 The Unfinished Drug Policy of the Netherlands

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Freek at the UNPeople around the world admire, hate, or giggle at what they think they know about drug policies in the Netherlands.… Read Full Text