A Commentary on the recent judgement of the European Court of Justice on the ban of the Muslim headscarf

About two weeks ago the European Court of Justice decided, that a company was allowed to ban its employees from wearing religious symbols, such as the Muslim headscarf. The ruling was made after Asma Bougnaoui had claimed that the dismissal from her workplace, that occurred as a direct consequence of her wearing a headscarf was …

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The Result of the Dutch election marks the beginning of the end for right-wing populism

The Dutch General Election of March 2017 marked the victory of Mark Rutte’s VVD, and more importantly, it represented a notable rejection of Geert Wilders and his populist, nationalist, Eurosceptic PVV. Despite opinion polls having the PVV leading on occasion even by 10 points, Wilders lost the election by 8.2% and will not be a …

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