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  • The Greek, the Euro and Democracy

    The Greek, the Euro and Democracy

    15 July 2015
    After months of negotiations between Greece, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Union (EU), which acuminated in an overwhelming amount of over 60% of “no”-votes by the Greek citizens to the reforms attached to the second Greek bailout programme last Sunday (5th July), an end to this Greek tragedy is now coming into sight. On Sunday a final decision is to be taken on whether the Greek reform plans will be accepted by the EU in exchange for a third bailout package or whether it will be rejected, in which case a...
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    The Undutchables

    24 March 2015
    Maybe you know the book The Undutchables . It describes the Dutch and how it must be for a foreigner to immigrate to The Netherlands and be confronted with Dutch peculiarities. For a next edition a new chapter may be added with specific interest for lawyers. In The Netherlands we celebrate Kings Day (April 27th); we celebrate 200 years of Dutch parliament in 2015 and we have celebrated 200 years Dutch Constitution and Monarchy in 2014. And also we tend to underline that we are a democratic state under the rule of law.
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