Iceland


Iceland Today, the US Tomorrow?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 17, 2016   Iceland Today, the US Tomorrow?   During the 2008 economic crisis, Iceland’s government froze offshore accounts held by foreign investors in that country’s currency, the krona. Recently, the government of Iceland announced it would unfreeze the accounts if the account holders paid a voluntary “departure […]

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Iceland Proves You Don’t Need a Politician or Businessman as President

Iceland Proves You Don’t Need a Politician or Businessman as President

By Alex Pietrowski Waking Times June 28, 2016     With admiration, many have been observing Iceland’s handling of the banking crisis that jolted the entire world in recent years. Now experiencing a unique economic recovery, the Icelandic public became aware in 2008 that the nation’s private banks had borrowed some $120 billion dollars, ten times the size of […]


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New Socialist Government Keeps Portuguese People Under The Whip ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org November 12, 2015   Portuguese Revolution Falls Far Short   The austerity imposed on the Portuguese people by the One Percent has resulted in the election of a coalition government of socialists, communists, and a “left bloc.”  In the 20th century, socialism and the fear of communism […]


A Half-Right Monetary Reform for Iceland

By Patrick Barron Mises.org April 29, 2015   A Half-Right Monetary Reform for Iceland   The prime minister of Iceland recently commissioned a report by Frosti Sigurjonsson to recommend a better money and banking system for Iceland. The recently released report recaps Iceland’s sorry history of money and banking disasters and lays the majority of […]


Will the New Banking Proposals in Iceland Save it from Economic Instability?

By Against Crony Capitalism April 13, 2015   Will the New Banking Proposals in Iceland Save it from Economic Instability?     Iceland stands like a sentinel at the gates of the Arctic and astride the Mid-Atlantic rift. Part of Scandinavia but also the last stone hop to North America it is a place which […]


Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong for ‘3rd country’

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By The Associated Press  Posted: Jun 23, 2013 5:38 AM ET  |  Last Updated: Jun 23, 2013 5:33 AM ET Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong for ‘3rd country’ Boards plane after U.S. begins extradition process A former National Security Agency contractor wanted by the United States for revealing two highly classified surveillance programs […]


Icelandic MP planning Bradley Manning support trip despite US legal threats

Source: RT.com Icelandic parliament deputy Birgitta Jonsdottir. (AFP Photo / Halldor Kolbeins) Despite potential legal retribution from American authorities, the Icelandic MP and WikiLeaks member who released the infamous ‘Collateral Murder’ video showing US war crimes in Iraq has announced plans to visit the land of the free. Birgitta Jonsdottir is an Icelandic Member of […]


Iceland kicked OUT the FBI when they arrived to investigate Wikileaks! AWESOME!

Source: http://sherriequestioningall.blogspot.com By Sherrie Questioning All Now this is one of those events where you jump up and say “F YEAH!” When the  Minister of the Interior of Iceland found out that FBI had arrived in a private jet at the airport to investigate Wikileaks.  He got right on it and kicked them OUT of […]


Olafur Ragnar Grimsson Iceland president ‘Let banks go bankrupt’

Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson tells Al Jazeera’s Stephen Cole that Europe should let banks that are ran “irresponsibly” go bankrupt. Speaking at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Grimsson also held his country as a model of economic recovery after its near-collapse four years ago. “We didn’t follow the traditional prevailing orthodoxies. And […]