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Housing Rights - Netherlands Protests demanding affordable housing surge in the Netherlands

Various housing rights groups and progressive youth/students groups in major Dutch cities have formed coalitions and started mobilizations demanding affordable and dignified housing

Students Protest-Netherlands In Netherlands, students protesting housing crisis occupy Groningen University building

Progressive sections in the Dutch city of Groningen have launched the Shelter Our Students (SOS) campaign, a couch surfing initiative to help homeless students

Fishermen's Protest - Netherlands Fishermen raise concern over Fryslân wind farm project in Netherlands

The Windpark Fryslân project in the bay of IJsselmeer is likely to adversely affect the fishing industry in the region. Fishermen here have also complained of not receiving the assistance that was promised by the Dutch government

Students Protest-Netherlands Student groups in Netherlands seek abolition of loan system

Student and youth groups in the Netherlands have demanded the government to abolish the current system of student loans that has indebted a generation of students. They have demanded a basic grant or a comparable form of universal basic financing

Communists in Netherlands vow to deepen the struggle against imperialism and for socialism

In an interview with Peoples Dispatch, the Communist Youth Movement in the Netherlands discusses how they continue to organize against capitalist exploitation and oppression drawing on their rich history of struggle and internationalism

Interview-CJB ‘We demand that the Netherlands leaves the imperialist unions’

The Communist Youth Movement in the Netherlands discusses the situation facing the masses in the country amid the deepening crisis of capitalism. They affirm that struggle is the only way out of the crisis

Minimum Wage - Netherlands Progressive sections in Netherlands demand rise in minimum wage

The demand for setting the hourly minimum wage to EUR 14 Euros (USD 17.04) has been highlighted by the Socialist Party (SP), the Federation of Dutch Trade Unions (FNV) and trade union activist forum Voor 14, among others

Municipal Health Services-Netherlands Dutch socialists demand greater expenditure on municipal health services

Last week, the Socialist Party (SP) in the Netherlands demanded adequate funding for the Municipal Health Services (GGD) in the country to bolster preventive measures against any health crisis

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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