26 Articles by: Alex de Jong

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Alex de Jong is editor of the socialist journal Grenzeloos and an activist in the Netherlands.

Why the Dutch Socialist Party Is in Crisis

In the late 2000s the Dutch Socialist Party was a success story, having risen from a small Maoist group into a 50,000-member party. But a split with its youth wing and talk of a coalition with right-wingers have demoralized activists — and shown the dangers of a parliamentary party becoming unmoored from labor and social movements.