By Elizabeth Zimmermann, November 6, 2012
The new Dutch coalition is based on a harsh austerity programme of €15 billion in cuts.
By Dietmar Henning, September 15, 2012
The new government, which will most likely include the Social Democrats, has already announced a sharp attack on workers’ social rights.
By Dietmar Henning, September 12, 2012
In Wednesday's federal election in the Netherlands, all parties favour austerity measures dictated by the European Union and the banks.
By Sven Heymann, Peter Schwarz, August 30, 2012
Polls predict that the (former Maoist) Socialist Party (SP) will win the Dutch parliamentary elections due on September 12.
By Chris Marsden, April 24, 2012
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte resigned on Monday after his government failed to get backing for austerity measures agreed with the European Union.
By Dietmar Henning, July 12, 2011
Holland’s right-wing ruling parties are embarking on draconian cuts in social benefits and cultural services, while providing a platform for the anti-immigrant racist, Geert Wilders.
By Elisabeth Zimmermann, March 15, 2011
Following the regional elections held on 2 March the ultra-right, anti-Islamic party of Geert Wilders’s PVV entered the Dutch Senate for the first time.
By Dietmar Henning, October 9, 2010
The right-wing populist and racist politician Geert Wilders will play a major role in government policy in the Netherlands.
By Stefan Steinberg, September 9, 2010
As talks on a government coalition collapse, far-right Geert Wilders is emerging as the kingmaker in Dutch politics.
By Sven Heymann, August 12, 2010
The new Dutch government will be supported by the far-right Party for Freedom (PVV) of Gert Wilders.
By Peter Schwarz, June 12, 2010
After Hungary and the UK, the Netherlands is the third significant European Union country where right-wing parties have emerged as election winners in the midst of the deepest economic crisis since the 1930s.
By Dietmar Henning, March 8, 2010
The ruling class is grooming Wilders and his PVV in order to fill the political vacuum that has developed in recent years and enforce violent attacks on the entire working class.