The March elections in the Netherlands, and the fact that a government still hasn’t been formed, illustrate both the benefits and problems with proportional representation.
The abolition of citizen referendums in the Netherlands will do little to remedy the distrust in the political system – and could strengthen Geert Wilders’ far-right party.
Experiences of LGBT asylum seekers in Netherlands flies in the face of the much-vaunted Dutch reputation for tolerance.
Some of the same people who played significant roles in a key pro-Trump subreddit are sharing their experience with their French counterparts backing Marine Le Pen.
Politicians like Marine Le Pen are seeking to change the meaning of the very words we use for political gain.
As the United States bars its gates to newcomers, the ‘Aeneid’ – a story of war, exile, racial hatred and irrational fears – is particularly resonant.
EU leaders will breathe a sigh of relief after the centre-right saw off the populist threat.
The famous anti-immigrant crusader fizzled at the polls, but the Netherlands still has a legacy of intolerance to turn around.
Single-issue parties and inflammatory rhetoric are causing extreme fragmentation in Dutch politics.
A recent spat between Turkey and the Netherlands reveals how Dutch-Turks are badly served by politics.
Dutch populism goes back much further than Trump, Brexit or even Geert Wilders.
A large number of parties are in the running, which could make forming a coalition a complicated task.
2017 could be the year of the far-right in Europe, and spell the end of the EU.
New measure of 32 countries’ economic balance places UK and US near bottom of the pile.
Europe’s populists are taking advantage of Trump’s victory, but the comparison only goes so far.
The leader of the Dutch Freedom Party was found guilty of insulting a group of people inciting discrimination.
One Nation has built on the racism of its original anti-Asian platform by linking Australia’s secular society to its Christian origins and presenting Islam as incompatible with this way of life.
The latest polls show Wilders’ PVV on course to be largest party in the Dutch parliament.
Populist politicians are on the march, first in Latin America, then in Europe and the US. They are on both the left and right, and their policies vary, but their approach carries the same risks.
Australian is not Europe, and controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders did not find much of an audience when he last came here in 2013.