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About Chris van Dijk

Chris van Dijk is a writer based in Holland whose main interests are political science, human rights, the rights of fellow animals, history and cinema. He writes a weekly blog here and tweets here

Articles by Chris van Dijk

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Phoebe Braithwaite is openDemocracy’s submissions editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The fragility of the European project

One Dutch voter fears Holland's rejection of populism might be short-lived.

The edgy vote and its painful ramifications

Why the ‘edgy vote’ exacerbates the problem rather than solving it.

The failures of Holland’s pro-immigrant party 


Was it inevitable that Think became a negative force for liberalism? One Dutch citizen tries to hold onto the middle ground in a polarizing world.

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