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Tjeenk Willink’s uncomfortable truth

Frits van der Meer and Caspar van den Berg wrote an article for the Montesquieu Institute, triggered by the short essay Herman Tjeenk Willink wrote as annex to his final report as informateur. The essay calls for more attention to the feasibility of policies.


According to Tjeenk Willlink, the government finds itself in a vicious circle that needs to be broken. Van der Meer and Van den Berg write about the essay and its importance, it deserves more attention than it received so far.

Read the article here

Europe lecture

The Montesquieu Europe lecture will take place on 15 September 2017. The theme is “United in Diversity?”

Programme and registration form can be found in the agenda

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