Max Hans van Weezel (9 July 1951 – 11 April 2019) was a Dutch journalist and politician.He was also a political writer and commentator for the Vrij Nederland.
Van Weezel was one of two sons of Carry Blitz och Richard van Weezel. He graduated form Stedelijk high school in Leiden in 1969 and studied politics and social studies at the University of Amsterdam.Van Weezel was active at ASVS General Student Association Amsterdam, as an education secretary.
Leiden is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands. The municipality of Leiden had a population of 123,856 in August 2017, but the city forms one densely connected agglomeration with its suburbs Oegstgeest, Leiderdorp, Voorschoten and Zoeterwoude with 206,647 inhabitants. The Netherlands Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) further includes Katwijk in the agglomeration which makes the total population of the Leiden urban agglomeration 270,879, and in the larger Leiden urban area also Teylingen, Noordwijk, and Noordwijkerhout are included with in total 348,868 inhabitants. Leiden is located on the Oude Rijn, at a distance of some 20 kilometres from The Hague to its south and some 40 km (25 mi) from Amsterdam to its north. The recreational area of the Kaag Lakes (Kagerplassen) lies just to the northeast of Leiden.
Between 1973 and 1976 he was a member of CPN and along with his wife journalist Anet Bleich, he released the book Ga dan zelf naar Siberië! (1978). In 1976, he started as a journalist at Vrij Nederland. Were he wrote the column 'Het Wereldje'. In 1981, he became the political editor of Vrij Nederland, he stayed a that position until 1998. In 2000, he became the vice-editor of Vrid Nederland. In 2004, he became the political commentator for the paper. He became the chairman of International Press Centre Nieuwspoort between 2007 and 2011. He won the Anne Vondeling-award twice, in 1983 and 1994.
Anet Bleich is a Dutch journalist, political commentator, author, columnist and writer.
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Femke Halsema is a Dutch politician and filmmaker. On 27 June 2018 she was appointed Mayor of Amsterdam and began serving a six-year term on 12 July 2018. She is the first woman to hold the position. She previously was a member of the House of Representatives for the leftist green party GroenLinks from 1998 to 2011, and served as the party's parliamentary leader from 2002 to 2010.
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