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Iceland: End of the Constitutional Saga?

Tom Ginsburg | Posted 06.05.2013 | World
Tom Ginsburg

Why the sudden shift in opinion? It is actually not so clear that the public is very engaged on the issue. While many like the one-line slogans associated with the new constitution are popular, people seem more apathetic when it comes to making demands of parliament.

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.