series: elections

In 2017 and 2018 elections in several European countries take place (parliaments, presidency etc.) As the togetherness of Europe is mocked, nationalism is rising again and joint responsibility for the most vulnerable is set aside, we have invited care ethicists in Europe to reflect on the situation of their society: what is the relevance of the idea of a caring society when confronted with these phenomena? Dutch, French, German, Austrian elections etc. are thus the occasion for a care ethical analysis.

The Netherlands, a tiny country in disarray

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