Tuesday, 4 October , 2022

Iceland

The Norwegian parliament has disregarded the people and the Constitution

22 mars 2018 RESS STATEMEN Today, on March 22nd 2018, the National assembly (Stortinget) has endorsed all the directives and regulations contained in the third legislative...

Meet Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Iceland’s Left-Wing, Environmentalist, Feminist Prime Minister

She’s one of a number of young women leaders who offer a refreshing contrast to right-wing populism. By John Nichols 8 March, 2018 Another storm is sweeping...

John Perkins on How Greece Has Fallen Victim to “Economic Hit...

By Michael Nevradakis, Truthout | Interview Thursday, September 11, 2014 John Perkins, author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, discusses how Greece and other eurozone...

Ιceland, Banks and Pirates

celand recently held new elections following the resignation of its Prime Minister due to the Panama Papers. In an interview with the activist Árni Daníel Júlíussson, the Lexit Network gathered updated information on the current situation in Iceland. We spoke also about the crisis, crisis policies, social movements in Iceland, the Euro and the question of EU-Membership.

Pirate Parties and Transparent Politics: Iceland’s Experiment

Getting transparency advocates into parliament and assemblies has proven to be a great challenge in modern politics. Iceland has led on that point, giving the world political punditry much to discuss in the good fortunes of the four-year old Pirate Party. Hackitivist politics, in other words, is slowly becoming a parliamentary platform, though it remains a murmur in most states.

Iceland proves the nation state is alive and well

By Bill Mitchell On May 27, 2016, Statistics Iceland (the national statistical agency) released the news – Iceland economy to grow by 4.3% in 2016....

Paul Krugman’s Argument That The Eurozone Is Not An Optimum Currency...

By Waltraud Schelkle In a recent conference, the distinguished economist Paul Krugman repeated the oft-heard critique that the eurozone is not an optimal currency area. Waltraud...

Iceland refuses its accused bankers ’Out of Court’ settlements

Eva Joly interviewed by Renaud Vivien On 8 December 2015, at the end of his visit to Greece, the UN Independent Expert on Debt, |1|...