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The new normal is abnormal (or the other way around?)

Filed in NEWS ANALYZES by on 20 December 2018 26 Comments
The new normal is abnormal (or the other way around?)

Yes, dear looking tube children. The new normal is now abnormal or should we say abnormal is the new normal? 'At almost 900 schools in secondary and secondary vocational education, teachers and pupils wear purple purple friday. They do so on the occasion of Purple Friday, an action day for the equality of lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender and intersex students', [...]

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Did Dutch regents receive a cross with Nazi symbolism?

Filed in HISTORY by on 10 March 2016 6 Comments
Did Dutch regents receive a cross with Nazi symbolism?

The "Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany" (German: Verdienstorden der Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is the only order of merit of Germany and was instituted by Federal President Theodor Heuss on 7 September 1951. There is something striking about this cross. It was awarded to rather prominent Dutch people. Just a list: Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard, Queen Beatrix and [...]

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