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Dutch gods are on coke (Nederlands)

by Oui Sun Nov 20th, 2022 at 01:14:34 PM EST

Besides the endemic problem of racism, trumpist belief in conspiracies, swallowing disinformation, national TV news broadcasts "promoting" xenophobia and promotion to disregard human rights laws ... extensive criminal behavior in traffic ... drugs use causing traffic deaths and violent car rage .. all components of decay in society possible in a pure capitalistic setting of rewards for narcissists and riches.

A setting where businesses, politics and sport clubs can't provide safe surroundings for employees in the workplace. Girls and boys suffer from sexual predators on a large scale. The top of the iceberg only is seen on the news. Financial center Amsterdam SE with coke and employee intimidation similar to global cities where only profits and "success" matters. Money 💵 💰 talks and earns influence to live the "American dream" to the fullest .... the rest are suckers, or as Trump so eloquently spoke of veterans buried @Arlington ... losers!

White collar crime on a vast scale has freedom to operate. Prosecutors, detectives, public financial experts are lacking in numbers and funds.

As a result trust in politics will play out in more populism in politics and crazier lijk Thierry Baudet, a Trump copycat, will always get seats in Dutch parliament. The horror scene in society.

Dutch Lower House Tweede Kamer

Failure to protect vulnerable children

Internet and sexual intimidation

Prostitution, Drugs and Human Trafficking

Moroc Drugs Gangs and Liquidation

Key witness in Ridouan Taghi case shot dead in Spain | The National - Jan. 31, 2022 |

Liquidations journalists and lawyers

No words can express our grief when our democratic system is confronted with such a brutal murder.

Money, Drugs, Guns, Liquidation - Love A'dam | Sept. 18, 2019 |

Traumatic for the rule of law and belief in democracy, too many persons doing investigative work die at the hand of paid assassins. Unknown number of lives are under threat and guarded 24/7.

Threat to Journalists and Press Freedom | July 8, 2021 |

Dutch crimejournalist Peter R. de Vries has just been shot in Amsterdam

De Vries is the most well known crime reporter in The Netherlands, a tv-icon for years. His possible enemies are numerous. Police have given out a profile for a possible shooter.

Battle Matthijs van Nieuwkerke vs Peter de Vries

Role journalist, investigative reporter Peter de Vries bringing Justice in murder case.

American student Nathalee Holloway murder on holiday in Aruba

Even parliament fails to provide a safe work climate

Ollongren position outside parliament for Omtzigt (CDA)

Talks to form cabinet Rutte IV, pressuring  to remove opponents from parliament .... not democracy

The End of Mark Rutte?

For Dutch society, years too late

For now, imposing conservative Tory economic policy

Birth of Mark Rutte (VVD) on Islamophobia and Xenophonia

A deadly mix in politics ... and it ain't over by a long shot. 🥲🥲 Excellently written by Nomad who I have met in The Hague.

The Hague in turmoil: Ayaan versus "Iron" Rita | by. omad on Jan. 2006 |

As much as I appreciate living in the Netherlands, today I am not proud. Today, the Netherlands show once again their tremendous pettiness they can level against flamboyant persons and characters. Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the controversial member of parliament from the (right-wing) party VVD, who wrote the script of the equally controversial movie "Submission", resigned today from the Dutch parliament with an emotional speech, flanked by Minister of Finances Gerrit Zalm (also VVD), who was similarly emotional.

[Ayaan Hirsi Ali was employed by the Labour Party to develop policy at their think tank Wiardi Beckman Stichting. She changed colour to the rightwing VVD, convinced by Neelie Kroes and Gerrit Zalm - Oui]

It's instructive to follow how Hirsi Ali seems to have ended up in the power struggle within the VVD between Rita Verdonk, the Minister of Integration, and Mark Rutte, now Secretary of Education.

The laughing third in this affair and completely absent this night is Mark Rutte, Secretary of Education. I'm fairly certain he has opened a bottle of champagne together with his campaign team and is watching the live feed of the debate within The Hague. It is Rutte who has been locked for the past weeks in a direct confrontation with Rita Verdonk for the party leadership of the VVD, to be chosen within the next weeks.

And Rutte, a rising star within the VVD ranks, is probably one of the scariest people I've seen in current politics: he seems nice enough, he's young, has the looks, some debating skills and has buffed up his resume with smear attacks on the Labour party during the local election of past March, and is commercialising the higher education of the Netherlands following the Anglo-Saxon model. Mark Rutte is, in fact, a marketista through and through and should be kept from the steering wheel of the Netherlands as far as possible. Which is why I hope he will win the party leadership - for reasons I'll tell below.

Trickle-down Reagonomics and austerity plans to cut care for mental illness ...

Research effect uncertainty in jobs, housing, partners cause of mental stress and burn-out by dutch young adults

Basically image is in high regard in the digital age above substance ... money spend on perception through PR consultants to win elections. In American elections add unlimited time for campaigns and funding from billionaire donors and lobby groups ... winner takes all.

A Study Tilburg University -- Young Workers' Job Insecurity and Employment Uncertainty In Times of Crisis: Exploring the Impact of Governance, Economic Resources and Trust In Central-Eastern and Western Europe | August 2013 |

Life's uncertainties and it's effect ... hmmm 🫡

Is the effect of job uncertainty on fertility intentions channeled by subjective well-being?

[A Failed Attempt] To Uncover the Liberal Party in Western Europe: A Comparative Perspective | Radboud University - 2015 |

Significant change took place after 2015 and the immigration crisis originating in the criminal attempt for regime change of Syria, the aftermath of the illegal war, invasion and occupation of Iraq. The foundations of political parties in The Netherlands lost their roots, shed their feathers of principle and moral values. The full rainbow of diverse parties flocked massively to the right, dark red,  and populism. Social media and a low budget national news broadcast are main culprits. Even Trumpism would make a chance for victory by the Dutch. The American disease incorporated by Mark Rutte and his "liberal" VVD platform of austerity, libertarian economics and corporate benefits. Workers rights have not been upheld (think Margaret Thatcher and the British) and public utilities were sold off to the highest bidder.

During the financial crisis of a collapsing banking systems, the institutions were subsidized by public finances and gave Gerrit Zalm a top position at Abn-Amro.

ABN Amro gambled with taxpayer money under the leadership of Gerrit Zalm | FTM - Feb. 17, 2022 |

In October 2008, the Dutch government saved ABN Amro from collapse with taxpayer money totalling 30 billion. The bank was nationalised, and former Finance Minister Gerrit Zalm promised to turn it into a respectable, conservative bank. Eighteen months later, under his leadership, the bank set up two aggressive financing structures with Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs. `These were risky and irresponsible practices under Gerrit Zalm's leadership'.

ABN Amro pays EUR 480 million on account of serious shortcomings in money laundering prevention | April 2021 |

These corrupt Liberal party oligarchs are running Dutch finances and spreading wealth to the few.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Sun Nov 20th, 2022 at 03:05:33 PM EST

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Sun Nov 20th, 2022 at 06:06:49 PM EST

RSF Press Freedom Index

  • country Saudi Arabia ranks 170 out of 180

  • 'Sapere aude'
    by Oui (Oui) on Sun Nov 20th, 2022 at 06:22:12 PM EST
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    Only 1,5 percent of the containers are checked in Antwerpen... i wonder how many in Rotterdam. Some are probably marked as "not to be checked"
    https:/www.rfi.fr/fr/europe/20220827-en-belgique-le-port-d-anvers-au-centre-de-violences-li%C3%A9es -au-trafic-de-coca%C3%AFne

    Saviano accused the Dutch system to be responsible for De Vries' death
    www.courrierinternational.com/article/mafia-roberto-saviano-les-pays-bas-sont-devenus-un-par adis-pour-largent-des-narcos


    I think narcissism is now taught in school. They removed any literary contents and just tell kids to be 'efficient' and 'competitive'.

    by Tom2 on Sun Nov 20th, 2022 at 07:13:35 PM EST
    Not to forget GHB, very big in France at the moment. Not at all just rumours... strangely enough, it is being discussed on TV programs regularly now but no trace in the printed papers (at least via google news).

    And the cocaine hub is... you guess where the salaries pay well
    https:/www.rtbf.be/article/drogues-la-belgique-et-les-pays-bas-plaques-tournantes-de-la-cocaine-sel on-europol-10837829

    Good producers as well of all sort of stuff
    /smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/field-report-netherlands-narcostate-and-emergence-methamphetam ine-industry

    by Tom2 on Sun Nov 20th, 2022 at 07:19:47 PM EST
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    La Belgique et les Pays-Bas, pivots du trafic de cocaïne en Europe, selon Europol | Le Figaro |

    Incinerators can no longer handle 'mountain of cocaine' seized in Antwerp port

    'Sapere aude'

    by Oui (Oui) on Sun Nov 20th, 2022 at 08:10:36 PM EST
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    Broken link ...

    En Belgique, le port d'Anvers au centre de violences liées au trafic de cocaïne

    'Sapere aude'
    by Oui (Oui) on Sun Nov 20th, 2022 at 07:57:41 PM EST
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    Dutch: "hebbedingetje"

    'Sapere aude'

    by Oui (Oui) on Tue Nov 22nd, 2022 at 08:33:46 PM EST
    Amsterdam offers extra support as Essent increases variable electricity rates by 50% | Sept. 22, 2022 |

    Essent is significantly increasing its variable rates for electricity and gas as of October 1. The rate for electricity will increase by over 50 percent, and the price of gas by over 30 percent, Essent informed customers. The Amsterdam city council allocated 3.5 million euros to extra support for low-income households facing difficulties because of the rising prices.

    'Sapere aude'
    by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 23rd, 2022 at 10:36:18 PM EST

    'Sapere aude'
    by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 23rd, 2022 at 10:38:03 PM EST
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    by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 23rd, 2022 at 10:39:10 PM EST
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    According to the OECD, inflation based on the European calculator will amount to 15.4 percent in the last months of this year. In 2023.

    'Sapere aude'

    by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 23rd, 2022 at 10:40:51 PM EST

    Dutch gave support to Iraq War

    Dutch continued support for regime change in Syria by funding extremist jihadists.

    Dutch people complain about European rules for asylum and refugees ... mainly from Middle East [re: Syrians]. Now vote for populist parties and Rutte's rightwing VVD.

    'Sapere aude'

    by Oui (Oui) on Wed Nov 23rd, 2022 at 10:42:13 PM EST

    'Sapere aude'
    by Oui (Oui) on Mon Nov 28th, 2022 at 10:08:31 PM EST
    You can't make that up
    by Tom2 on Tue Nov 29th, 2022 at 03:35:17 PM EST
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    Statistics Netherlands updates benefits affair figures: at least 2,090 custodial placements

    More children of parents who are victims of the Supplementary Affair have been placed in care than was previously known. The figure was updated on Wednesday by Statistics Netherlands (CBS).

    Ministers face fresh accusations of misleading MPs over child benefit scandal | Dutch News - April 22, 2021 |

    'Sapere aude'

    by Oui (Oui) on Fri Dec 2nd, 2022 at 02:35:30 PM EST

    human trafficking is big money too

    by Tom2 on Wed Dec 7th, 2022 at 03:39:11 PM EST

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