Friday, June 22, 2012

Deena Stryker — Why Iceland Should Be in the News, But Is Not

Refusing to bow to foreign interests, that small country stated loud and clear that the people are sovereign.

That’s why it is not in the news anymore.
Read it at Truthout

Why Iceland Should Be in the News, But Is Not
Saturday, 26 November 2011 06:08
By Deena Stryker, The South Africa Civil Society Information Service | News Analysis
(h/t Gillian Swanson via Ralph Musgrave)

One story of the crisis that has a happy ending — and carries an encouraging lesson about standing up to power.


Old Shep said...

A number of factual errors in this article.
Iceland is not a member of the EU and any reference to "million" should probably read "billion".

Could be more, but I stopped reading after those. I wrote better reports than this in high school.

Clonal said...

There was a very good compilation article by Jonathan Larson on Iceland - Arresting the banksters