Netherlands
Dutch socialist youth call for overhaul of student loan system

Following a recent study on student indebtedness, a political consensus is building around the need to change the student loan scheme. The ruling People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy is the only major force advocating the current system

Dutch Socialists Bill Dutch Socialists bring initiative to prevent hiring of external consultants by government 

Socialist Party MP Ronald van Raak put forth an initiative to stop the rising unnecessary expenditure on external hirings in government offices in the Netherlands. The party also joined a petition by the European left to ensure free availability of a future COVID-19 vaccine 

Dutch doctors strike Hundreds of thousands of Dutch health workers agitate for higher wages

The call for the strike was given by the Netherlands Trade Union Confederation (FNV). They are demanding demanding better working conditions and a 5% hike in wages

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