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Icelandic Government

ELVES > ROADS!

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

A public highway construction project over an ancient Icelandic lava field is generating outrage among locals, in part because some think the highway ...

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.

Iceland Elections: The Revolution Is In (The House)

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

For a party that has no money and has existed as a political force for less than two months, the outcome of the Icelandic election is nothing less than miraculous.

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.

What's Next for Iceland: Ensuring a Fair Election in May

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Our only hope now is a peaceful transition from a corrupt plutocracy to the responsible liberal democracy we had fooled ourselves into believing we already had.

The Icelandic "Facebook Revolution"

Sigtryggur Magnason | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sigtryggur Magnason

Icelanders don't have the culture of crowds. There are no subways, no train stations, so Facebook has made a great social impact and has played a vital role in the days since the economic crash.