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Icelandic Economy

Reykjavik: Still Scandinavia's Coolest Hot Spot

Liza Weisstuch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Liza Weisstuch

It wasn't too long ago when Iceland was something of the prom queen of nations, the envy of countless other countries. Which is precisely why this makes now an ideal time to pay a visit.

Iceland's Independent People: It's Time to Clean House

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Any doubts as to whether Iceland's elite has declared war on its people were dispelled this weekend.

Green Shoots Among Iceland's Ruins

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Erlingsdottir

A new generation of entrepreneurs is rising that may lead us, eventually, to a new order, one divorced from the old elite and all the corruption that they thrived on.

Iceland Is Burning

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

While Americans were watching Obama's inauguration, thousands of Iceland's citizens were fighting riot police around the Icelandic parliament building Althingi to try to prevent the world's oldest parliament from meeting.