Wednesday 15 July 2020

DutchNews podcast: The Sesame Street Kartel Buttons Edition

It has been a week of protests. Amsterdam Mayor Femke Halsema touched the hot button issue of slavery opposition while an unsocially-distant crowd gathered on the Dam to protest racism. Those demonstrations spread to other cities without incident but an anti-lockdown protest over the weekend saw multiple arrests. A skating rink protested the decision a decision by its insurance company and internet provides lost their protest over The Pirate Bay.

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Ophef of the week: Seasme Stree Cartel

Coronavirus news
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/06/tourists-from-uk-sweden-not-welcome-in-nl-as-lock-down-eases-further/
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/05/coronavirus-in-the-netherlands-what-changes-in-june/
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/06/nearly-10000-people-tested-for-covid-19-since-june-1-expansion/
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/06/brabant-clubs-to-study-risk-of-footballers-catching-corona-on-the-pitch/ 
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/06/coronavirus-found-on-more-mink-farms-taking-total-to-eight/
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/05/the-hague-police-arrest-37-for-breaking-rules-at-anti-lockdown-protest/

Protests
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/06/rotterdam-anti-racism-demo-ends-early-as-too-many-people-turn-up/
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/06/some-3000-demonstrate-against-police-violence-in-amsterdam/
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/06/amsterdam-mayor-under-fire-for-not-intervening-at-anti-racism-demo/

Pirate Bay
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/06/ziggo-xs4all-told-they-must-block-access-to-the-pirate-bay/

Politics
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/05/dutch-to-introduce-new-tax-to-cut-evasion-via-dividend-payments/
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/05/kajsa-ollongren-drops-out-of-d66-leadership-race-kaag-tipped-for-wto-move/
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/06/lodewijk-asscher-to-be-confirmed-as-labour-leader-for-2021-election/

Immigration
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/05/ministers-press-ahead-with-new-integration-system-call-for-speedy-passage-in-parliament/

Sports
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2020/06/thialf-skating-stadium-on-thin-ice-with-solar-panel-fire-risk/

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