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Iceland Becomes First Country to Punish Companies for Paying Women Less Than Men
"In Iceland, an example of what happens if you actually elect women."
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Iceland's Pirate Party Makes Strong Showing in New Election
'Like Robin Hood, because Robin Hood was a pirate, we want to take the power from the powerful to give it to the people.'
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The Robin Hood of Power: Iceland's Pirate Party On Track To Win Upcoming Election
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A sign held up during Monday's rally for wage parity in Reykjavík, Iceland. News
In Iceland, Women Leave Work at 2:38pm to Protest Gender Wage Gap
Protesters say they are effectively working without pay in the afternoons, given the 14 percent wage gap
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Iceland, Where Bad Bankers Go to Jail, Finds Nine Guilty in Historic Case
Since its 2008 crisis, Iceland has received recognition for its strategy of prosecuting executives, letting banks go bust, and focusing on social welfare
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The Icelandic Pirate Party and the Search for a New Democracy
An internet-powered movement that puts citizens ahead of ideology could win a parliamentary plurality this fall.
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First to Fall? Panama Papers Bring Down Iceland PM, Portending Future Fallout
'The greater crime is that we have a secret economy connected to and even supporting some of the worst aspects of the global capitalist system'
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We Want You In Charge: Iceland's Pirates Now Largest Political Party
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Outrage Over Gaza Drove Iceland’s Capital to Back Israel Boycott
The City of Reykjavík has decided to boycott Israeli goods. The city council in Iceland’s capital voted by a 9-5 majority on Tuesday to bar Israeli products from official purchases as long as Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory continues. The decision has been welcomed by Palestinian...
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Strong Words, But Little Action at Arctic Summit
While participants emphasised engagement from affected communities, the summit itself did not manifest engagement with those communities
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