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What exactly is going on in Iceland?

What exactly is going on in Iceland? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The answer to the question is a surprisingly complicated and contested one. This all began with revelations about links between government ministers and offshore companies in so-called tax havens or tax shelters. On Sunday evening media outlets across the world, including RUV and Reykjavík Media, published documentation that linked these offshore accounts to prime minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, his wife, finance minister Bjarni Benediktsson and interior minister Ólöf Nordal

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Iceland's Pirate Party is prepared to take power says Birgitta Jónsdóttir

Iceland's Pirate Party is prepared to take power says Birgitta Jónsdóttir | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Links between Iceland's PM and off-shore tax havens have sparked protests and calls for his resignation.
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Iceland's Pirate Party Increases Election Poll Lead

Iceland's Pirate Party Increases Election Poll Lead | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Iceland’s Pirate Party has continued to dominate national opinion polls, and has now extended its lead to near 40 percent support in the nation. According to the most recent MMR poll, the Pirate Party has 37.8 percent support. The runner-up, the Independence Party, continues to lose support in the polls, and now sits at under …
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Iceland's Pirate Party has now dominated the opinion polls for nine consecutive months

Iceland's Pirate Party has now dominated the opinion polls for nine consecutive months | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

A new opinion poll by Market and Media Research (MMR) shows a very solid support for Iceland’s Pirate Party as the country’s far most popular party.

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Iceland’s Pirate Party keeps dominating the opinion polls

Iceland’s Pirate Party keeps dominating the opinion polls | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The support for Iceland’s Pirate Party as the country’s far most popular party is unwavering, According to a brand new opinion poll by Market and Media Research (MMR), the Pirates have the support of 35.3% of the nation and is 12.6 points larger...
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The Pirate Party Is Now More Popular in Iceland than the Government - Motherboard

The Pirate Party Is Now More Popular in Iceland than the Government - Motherboard | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Polls show the internet freedom party has surged ahead.
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Iceland Recovering Fastest in Europe After Jailing Bankers Instead of Bailing them Out

Iceland Recovering Fastest in Europe After Jailing Bankers Instead of Bailing them Out | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Claire Bernish June 11, 2015
(ANTIMEDIA) After Iceland suffered a heavy hit in the 2008-2009 financial crisis, which famously resulted in convictions and jail terms for a number of top banking executives, the IMF now says the country has managed to...
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Poll shows Pirates the biggest party in Reykjavik city council - Iceland Magazine

Poll shows Pirates the biggest party in Reykjavik city council - Iceland Magazine | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A new Gallup poll conducted for the local business weekly Viðskiptablaðið shows the Pirate party wold receive 7 out of 23 seats on the city council, were elections held today.
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Iceland's Pirate Party tops polls

Iceland’s Pirate Party has topped opinion polls at 34.5 percent in a recent Gallup survey, as it has for six months in a row after it overtook the centre-right Independence Party in April.
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11,000 Icelanders Offer to House Syrian Refugees

11,000 Icelanders Offer to House Syrian Refugees | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Outpouring comes after officials said Iceland would only take 50 refugees.
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Iceland repeals blasphemy ban after Pirate party campaign - The Guardian

Iceland repeals blasphemy ban after Pirate party campaign - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Move to overturn the 75-year-old law, which was started following the Charlie Hebdo attacks, had faced opposition from church groups
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PM Says Pirate Party a Danger to Society

PM Says Pirate Party a Danger to Society | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
IcelandReview Iceland Review Online provides daily updates of news from Iceland and a host of other information in the form of columns, features and audio slideshows on Icelandic traditions, history and culture, in addition to practical information...
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No joke: Iceland's Pirate Party surges into first place in the polls

No joke: Iceland's Pirate Party surges into first place in the polls | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
No joke: Iceland's Pirate Party surges into first place in the polls
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A rerun of 2009? No, we Icelanders are much angrier this time | Alda Sigmunsdóttir

A rerun of 2009? No, we Icelanders are much angrier this time | Alda Sigmunsdóttir | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The farce played out by president and prime minister yesterday laid bare Iceland as a nation run by charlatans, whose hypocrisy the whole world can see
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We Want You In Charge: Iceland's Pirates Now Largest Political Party

We Want You In Charge: Iceland's Pirates Now Largest Political Party | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For a break from the Drumpfian gutter into which our national discourse has fallen, consider Iceland, where a survey finds the Pirate Party - touting civil rights, collective action, transparency - is now the biggest party, with a 38% support that would dominate Parliament in an election today. One leader cites a hacker's belief in what is possible: “As soon as I know about limitations, I start to respect them. It’s better to pretend you don’t know the limitations, so you can break them.”
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Iceland has a radical plan to redefine money

Iceland has a radical plan to redefine money | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
An Iceland lawmaker proposes abandoning the the banking system as we know it.
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Pirates Submit Proposal For Universal Basic Income In Iceland - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Pirates Submit Proposal For Universal Basic Income In Iceland - The Reykjavik Grapevine | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
MPs for the Pirate Party have just submitted a parliamentary proposal calling upon the government to look into unconditional and universal basic income.
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Pirates conquering the youth vote - Iceland Monitor

Pirates conquering the youth vote - Iceland Monitor | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A decisive factor in what happens in the 2017 general elections will be how effectively the Independence Party can win back young voters.
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Pirate Party Beats Iceland's Government Coalition in the Polls - TorrentFreak

Pirate Party Beats Iceland's Government Coalition in the Polls - TorrentFreak | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Pirate Party in Iceland continues to gain support, causing a revolution in the local political arena. According to the latest poll the party now has over a third of all votes in the country, beating the current Government coalition.
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Pirate Party Sets Sail with Two Issues | Iceland Review

Pirate Party Sets Sail with Two Issues | Iceland Review | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Yesterday, the Pirate Party general meeting voted to agree on a resolution which emphasizes the party’s goal of keeping two main issues at the forefront for next term.
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PPIS is Largest Party on Iceland for 6th Month - Pirate Times

PPIS is Largest Party on Iceland for 6th Month - Pirate Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
If there were elections in Iceland today 34.6% of the population would vote for the Pirate Party. This is the result from the  latest Gallup poll, a slight decrease in support for the Pirate Party of Iceland.
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Fab Lab Reykjavík - Interview with Bas Withagen and Linda Wanders instructors at Fab Lab Reykjavík

This video was made for Education now in Breiðholt (Menntun núna í Breiðholti) Fab Lab Reykjavík Fab Lab hvergi eins aðgengilegt almenningi Interview with ...
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Pirates Largest Party Fourth Month in Row - IcelandReview

Pirates Largest Party Fourth Month in Row - IcelandReview | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Pirate Party is the most popular political party in Iceland for the fourth month in a row, according to the latest Gallup poll. Meanwhile, the Progressive Party-Independence Party coalition government has 36 percent support.
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Iceland's Pirate Party Tops Opinion Polls, Leader Seeks to Create 'Switzerland ... - CoinTelegraph

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Iceland’s Pirate Party Tops Opinion Polls, Leader Seeks to Create ‘Switzerland of Bits’

Iceland’s Pirate Party Tops Opinion Polls, Leader Seeks to Create ‘Switzerland of Bits’ | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Following recent successes of the Finnish Pirate Party’s Bitcoin funding in the country’s 2015 election campaign, its Icelandic counterpart is now causing an even greater stir.
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