DutchNews podcast – The Pitchforks and Pindakaas Edition – Week 41
It’s been a week of departures as D66 leader Alexander Pechtold handed over the reins to Rob Jetten, Mark Rutte pulled the plug on his dividend tax plan, Unilever rowed back from Rotterdam and the Zwarte Piet motorway blockers had to leave their clogs at the door. Plus Bibian Mentel hangs up her snowboard as she reveals she’s been diagnosed with cancer for the 10th time. In our discussion we take a look at the ongoing efforts to reunite artworks stolen by the Nazis during World War II with their rightful owners.
Alexander Pechtold quits as D66 leader, Rob Jetten becomes youngest party leader
Cabinet puts dividend tax plan on hold after Unilever turns back on Rotterdam
Trial begins of motorway blockaders who stopped Zwarte Piet protest
King regrets Brexit as Rutte holds talks with Merkel in The Hague
Animal shelter seeks new home for lion cub abandoned in field
Dutch women one step away from World Cup qualification after beating Denmark
Bibian Mentel announces retirement as cancer returns for 10th time
DISCUSSION: REDRESSING THE NAZI ART HEIST
Dutch museums find 170 works of potentially stolen art in national audit
Full list of works suspected of being stolen between 1933 and 1945
Website of the Restitutions Committee
Lynn H. Nichols: The Rape of Europa (bol.com)
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