For the fifth consecutive year, de Dutch government expects to achieve a budgetary surplus. This while there were many concerns about the public finances during the crises. What has changed in the past years? What is going to happen with this money? And will the public notice any changes? This debate took place on october 2, 2019.
This Politics Cafe was focused on the Algemene Politieke Nabeschouwingen, the debate about the budget plans of the government. How did parties prepare for it, and who can be considered the 'winner' of the debate?
During the annual Prinsjesfestival in The Hague, several activities took place to celebrate democracy. The theme of this year was representation in Dutch politics. To what extent is it a reflection of society?
On Wednesday September 11th, Gerrit Voerman and Koen Vossen presented their book about Geert Wilders and the PVV. How did the party and the electorate evolve? And what does the future of the PVV look like?