Tag: netherlands

When Mariette met Mary

By Christian Nielsen The Virgin Mary appeared eight times to a child in Belgium and the rest is ‘alternative history’ Thursday 10 May 2018 On the eve of a quiet Sunday in January 1933, the young Mariette Beco saw the…

Eutopian nightmares

By Boštjan Videmšek/DELO By raising the drawbridge in the face of desperate refugees and succumbing to bigotry and hatred, the EU’s utopian ideals are being abandoned for a dystopian reality. Wednesday 1 June 2016 When Slovenia’s army began to erect a barbed-wire…

Of crusaders and jihadists

Despite Donald Trump and Ted Cruz’s aversion to Islam, their own beloved Bible contains troubling “Christian values” of war, misogyny and homophobia.

Orientalism for kids

Despite the racism contained in Tintin and other classic children’s tales, I believe that children should be exposed to them.