Friday 26 February 2021

DutchNews podcast special: The On Your Bike, Rutte Edition

Photo: Remko de Waal/AP

A special edition of the podcast following the collective resignation of Mark Rutte’s cabinet on Friday. We ask what this means for the families involved and how it will affect the government’s pandemic response. We examine Lodewijk Asscher’s role in triggering Rutte’s downfall, how the question of racism was marginalised during the inquiry and what effect it might have on the election campaign. And we reveal why Rutte took a deliberate wrong turn on his bike as he set off to meet the king.

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