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Alex de Jong

Alex de Jong

Alex de Jong is co-director of the International Institute for Research and Education (IIRE) in Amsterdam, Netherlands and editor of the Dutch socialist website

Victory of Geert Wilders’ far-right Freedom Party shows how mainstream Islamophobia & anti-migrant views are in The Netherlands. Left wing parties must now focus on building real opposition, not conceding on policies for power, argues Alex de Jong.

01 December, 2023

Since Israel’s onslaught on Gaza, thousands have protested Dutch complicity & silence. In the lead up to upcoming elections progressive parties are avoiding taking a position, but the solidarity movement is making this difficult, writes Alex de Jong.

06 November, 2023