Tilburg next Dutch city to embrace ‘drunk voting’

In many countries no alcohol is served on voting days. To let the people come to a measured decision, or just show up at all. Well in the Netherlands the opposite is happening. For the next municipal elections in March 2014 Tilburg, the sixth biggest city of Holland, opens a special voting booths at midnight…

Dutch tax-raise on alcohol backfires

The only bad beer is an overpriced one, everyone knows that. That’s why you won’t catch us trying to book a flight to Scandinavian countries anytime soon. Still there are always governments that think they should raise more taxes on alcohol. In the name of public health or just to earn more cash. As did…