Iceland Holds Funeral For Glacier Destroyed By Climate Change

By Ruby Anderson, -

To put things into perspective, if the Antarctic ice sheet melted, it would raise global sea levels by around 200 feet. We’ve already seen a noticeable loss of mass on the west end of the [...]

Norway Now Kills More Whales Than Japan And Iceland Combined

By Amey Owen, -

Norway is now the world’s leading whaling nation, killing more whales in the past two years than Japan and Iceland combined. A new report released today calls on the international community to [...]

Rebel Cities 9: Iceland’s Slow-Burning Digital Democratic Revolution

By Steve Rushton, -

For the last decade, Iceland has been a subject of democracy folklore. The country is often neglected due to its size and location, but when it receives attention it is almost mythologized. One [...]

Iceland Makes It Illegal To Pay Men More Than Women

By Staff, -

A new law making it illegal to pay men more than women has taken effect in Iceland. The legislation, which came into force on Monday, the first day of 2018, makes Iceland the first country in the [...]

Iceland: US Sent ‘…FBI Agents To Frame Julian Assange’

By Anneta Konstantinides, -

By Anneta Konstantinides for Daily Mail - A former Icelandic minister has claimed that the FBI attempted to frame Julian Assange during a mission to Iceland. Ögmundur Jonasson, who currently [...]

Pirate Party To Form Anti-Establishment Government In Iceland

By Baxter Dmitry, -

By Baxter Dmitry for - Iceland has differed from the rest of Europe and the US by allowing bankers to be prosecuted as criminals. Now it seems the purge of the political class [...]

Thousands Of Women In Iceland Walked Off The Job At 2:38 P.M.

By Eric March, -

By Eric March for Up Worthy - Women in Iceland make roughly 18% less than their male counterparts, according to the latest European Union data. Which is good, compared to a lot of other countries [...]

Women In Iceland Protest Country’s 14% Pay Gap

By Staff, -

By Staff of WITW - Even in Iceland, the country many experts consider the world’s leader in gender equity, the gender pay gap persists. Women employees make 14 to 18 percent less than men in [...]

Icelandic Pirate Party And The Search For A New Democracy

By Gabriel Dunsmith And Adam Eichen, -

By Gabriel Dunsmith And Adam Eichen for Moyers and Company - Inside a modernist warehouse alongside the ocean in Reykjavík, Iceland’s capital city, four men sit around a table discussing the [...]

Reykjavik Rising: Iceland’s Untold Uprising

By Danny Mitchell, -

By Danny Mitchell for ROAR Magazine - October 2008, Iceland was hit by one of the worst financial disasters any nation in the world had ever experienced. In response, citizens took to the streets [...]

Panama Papers: Iceland Prime Minister Resigns After Leak

By Staff, -

By Staff of Iceland Monitor - Members of the Progressive Party have agreed at a party meeting today that Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson should stand aside as PM of Iceland. The proposal to stand [...]

Breaking: Iceland PM Resigns Over Panama Papers

By Staff, -

By France 24 Europe. "The prime minister told (his party's) parliamentary group meeting that he would step down as prime minister and I will take over," the deputy leader of Iceland's Progressive [...]

Eggs Fly In Iceland As Panama Papers Spark Populist Anger In Streets

By Lauren McCauley, -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - Foretelling the kind of public backlash other ultra-rich tax dodgers can expect following the weekend release of the so-called Panama Papers, tens of [...]

Iceland Sentences 26 Corrupt Bankers To 74 Years In Prison

By Grouch E. Geezr, -

By Grouch E Geezr for Iceland just sentenced their 26th banker to prison for his part in the 2008 economic collapse. The charges ranged from breach of fiduciary duties to [...]

Iceland Sentences Bank CEOs To Prison

By James Woods, -

By James Woods for US Uncut - In a move that would make many capitalists’ head explode if it ever happened here, Iceland just sentenced their 26th banker to prison for their part in the 2008 [...]

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