BBC Newsnight reporter Gabriel Gatehouse leaves for Amsterdam. The national elections are coming. Reports on ruling Dutch populism puzzle him. Continue reading Beneath the surface of the liberal Netherlands
The shock results of Brexit and Trump have given way to blame. This risks further fracturing social relations between different groups feeling uncared for. Care ethics offers a perspective on alliance building as a way forward. A care ethical perspective on Brexit and Trumpism Continue reading Alliance building rather than blaming
The Netherlands could easily act as a dissolver of parliamentary democracy.
Elections in Europe: episode 1, The Netherlands.
On March 15, 2017, Dutch voters come to the polls to elect a new parliament. Dutch care ethicist Frans Vosman gives his view on the political situation of this tiny unruly country. Continue reading The Netherlands, a tiny country in disarray
From this perspective, it becomes easier to see that people who voted for Trump did so, in part, because they thought their needs for care were being ignored.
Part II of a series of care ethical comments on the US elections. Continue reading The meaning of Trump’s election for caring democracy?
New book on care ethics
A collection of articles by European care ethicists just came out, published in German by Campus Verlag / Frankfurt am Main:
Elisabeth Conradi, Frans Vosman. Praxis der Achtsamkeit. Schlüsselbegriffe der Care-Ethik