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The legislation currently has backing from most major political parties within the country, including the Progressive Party and the Left-Greens, who are in the ruling coalition, as well as the Pirate Party, and the People's Party. If the bill goes through, Iceland will be the first European country to ban male child ...
People using a popular co-working space in Reykjavik, Iceland, have been forced to warn tourists that their office is not a 'Penis Museum'. Reykjavik's Icelandic Phallological Museum is famous. It gets thousands of visitors a year. Given so few speak the language, a lot of people confuse the phallic ...

Icelandic Office Workers Forced To Ward Off Insatiable Dick Tourists ... Office workers in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik have been forced to adhere a sign to their door informing would-be visitors that no, their little professional space isn't actually a museum dedicated to penises. ... Former Pirate Party (!
The Left-Green Movement emerged in the late 1990s, following one of the endless reshufflings of political parties in this true multiparty democracy (even Iceland's Pirate Party, one of the most robust of the world's new wave of tech-savvy political groupings, has a parliamentary presence here).
A recent piece of legislation seeks to ban male child circumcision in Iceland with a penalty of six years in jail. It's an issue that's crossed political boundaries, with politicians from the Progressive Party, Pirate Party, the Left-Greens, and the People's Party all in favour of it. If it passes, Iceland will be the first ...
In terms of party affiliation, the highest levels of support came from voters of the Pirate Party (59%), the Left-Greens (55%) and the Progressives (54%), who were the ones who ... While Icelandic doctors have been very supportive of the ban, it has come under criticism over questions of religious freedom.

Representatives of four political parties have backed the proposal: the Progressive and Left Green parties -- two of the three coalition government parties -- as well as the People's Party and the anti-establishment Pirate Party. More than 500 Icelandic doctors have also signed a petition supporting the ban, ...
The MP says to mbl.is that although circumcision of boys is not specifically mentioned in Iceland's criminal law, circumcision of girls and women is ... Iceland's Pirate Party has put forward official plans to amend a clause in Icelandic law which currently enables religious organisations to get free land to build ...
The political turmoil following the crash swept the upstart Pirate Party into Iceland's parliament, where it currently holds 10 percent of seats. Pirate Party legislator McCarthy has questioned the value of bitcoin mining for Icelandic society, saying residents should consider regulating and taxing the emerging ...
Speaking with Associated Press, Smari McCarthy of the Icelandic Pirate Party floated the idea during an interview about the country's global position as a hub for bitcoin miners. Iceland has long played home to an ecosystem of bitcoin miners, thanks to the country's access to abundant sources of ...
The new coalition quickly foundered as senior government figures were named in The Panama Papers as having offshore investments. The resulting corruption scandal saw Iceland return to the polls this past weekend. This time Piratir, to use the Pirate Party's Icelandic name, fared rather worse: it attracted ...
As reported, the no confidence proposal was submitted by the Social Democrats and the Pirate Party to parliament yesterday. ... which has made numerous deportation decisions that go against both Icelandic law and international agreements, resulting in widespread and concerted public criticism.
Nearly one year after she first took office in 2009, the Icelandic parliamentarian and co-founder of the populist Pirate Party worked with ...
Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson of Iceland said that he had been shocked ... sexual abuse, and the Icelandic news media has pushed the Justice Ministry ... Pirate Party, described the scandal on Twitter as “Iceland's Jimmy ...
Iceland's Pirate Party calls for new constitution ... The Pirate Party therefore implores all other parties in government, to heed our call, and ... Notorious Neo Nazi website The Daily Stormer has set up an Icelandic site via ISNIC.
... a geologist at the Icelandic Meteorological Office who has studied them for 30 years. ... Iceland is becoming greener and some of its land mass is rising as climate ... But Sm?ri McCarthy, a parliamentarian for the Pirate Party ...
Iceland's Pirate Party is hoping to win the largest share of the vote in the country's Oct. 29 general election, not even four years after the fringe ...

Shortly before midnight, on Thursday September 14, Iceland's ruling ... an undeniable amount of animosity toward the Pirate Party, which went ...
When the money well dried up, major Icelandic companies took an .... of the vote, while the Pirate Party received almost 15 percent of the vote, ...
2008 was a bad year for Iceland. Its three largest banks collapsed - with assets 20 times bigger than the state budgets, the stock market was all but wiped out, and the country's currency, the Krona, fell in value.
... for challengers to the political status quo: there was the Icelandic pots and pans revolution, the Greek anti-austerity movement, and the Spanish 15-M movement - eventually leading to the emergence of parties such as the Pirate Party, Syriza and ...
In Iceland, following months of traditional parties trying to form a government, the Pirate Party has been passed the political baton.
Iceland becomes first country to make equal pay mandatory EnlargeGeneral view at the Iceland's parliament, Althing, at centre, in Reykjavik, Iceland, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, ahead of upcoming Parliamentary Elections. Elections will be held in Iceland ...
We see it in the rise of the Five Star Movement in Italy and the Pirate Party in Iceland. We see it in the successful use of social media in the Brexit referendum, in which supporters were seven times more numerous on Twitter and five times more active ...
Voters for all other parties reported levels of at least 40% believing more asylum seekers should be allowed to settle in Iceland, with Pirate Party voters ranking the highest, at 57%. The poll was conducted from February 10 to 15, with 908 Icelanders ...
For the German Pirate Party, the dismantling of "LiMux" is a step in the wrong direction. At the third edition of the Pirate Security Conference Pirate Party members from Luxembourg, Iceland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic discussed how to take ...
Join your cruise mates in dressing up as a pirate and take in the pirate party after dinner that evening. You may ... If you have more of an adventurous heart, you can take a Disney cruise to ports in Iceland, Norway, Ireland, Scotland, and many others ...
As reported, four parties - the ruling coalition of the Independence Party, the Reform Party and Bright Future, in addition to the Pirate Party - introduced a bill to parliament earlier this month that would permit the sale of alcohol in private shops ...
Tuesday: President Trump ramps up rhetoric toward North Korea; rioting in suburbs of Paris over reports of police brutality following alleged rape by French Police of a black youth worker; and, we speak to Iceland's Pirate Party about their place in ...
The Icelandic government after the 2016 general elections. Image is taken from ... inconstant response. The latest survey from the polling firm MMR confirms that the political sentiment in Iceland has taken a sharp turn to the left since the new ...
In Iceland, for instance, dissatisfaction with government policies following the banking collapse, as well as rising support of previously fringe parties such as the Pirate Party of Iceland, saw the creation of an NA which has become the flag-bearer ...
The Pirate Party is an international movement represented in more than forty countries. There is a 'Pirate', as party members call each other, in the European Parliament and ten seats in the national parliament of Iceland. 'Pirates' have been elected ...
The Pirate Party is an international movement represented in more than forty countries. There is a 'Pirate', as party members call each other, in the European Parliament and ten seats in the national parliament of Iceland. 'Pirates' have been elected ...
It remains to be seen how many votes the Dutch Pirate party will get. In Iceland, the party nearly succeeded in becoming the largest party in the country in 2016.
A close friend of Amir's contacted Grapevine and informed us that Amir, who has been living in Iceland for nearly two years now and is engaged to an Icelandic man, is currently being detained by capital area police. He had reportedly been in the ...
It was invited to assemble a coalition government, but was unable to deliver. On the surface, the Pirates look like the Icelandic foam on an anti-establishment wave that threatens to wipe out traditional politics. ... The Pirate Party of Iceland doesn ...
About or over 90% of voters for the Left-Greens, the Social Democrats, the Pirate Party and Bright Future support him, with Reform Party voters following close behind.
America needs a protest movement like Spain's Podemos, Iceland's Pirate Party or Italy's 5 Star Movement. These populist democratic movements are the prototype for the future of protest.
"People are looking with a lot of optimism towards Iceland right now," said Ben Wizner, Snowden's lawyer at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
"People are looking with a lot of optimism towards Iceland right now," said Ben Wizner, Snowden's lawyer at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
America needs a protest movement like Spain's Podemos, Iceland's Pirate Party or Italy's Five Star Movement. These populist democratic movements are the prototype for the future of protest.
American activism is lagging behind our comrades in Europe who have built powerful electoral movements such as Spain's Podemos, Italy's Five Star Movement and Iceland's Pirate party. Until protesters in America are backed by a credible movement that ...
In the 2016 parliamentary elections in Iceland, the Pirate Party celebrated its largest ever electoral success, winning 14.5 percent of the popular vote and securing 10 of the 63 seats in the Althing.
He had faced tough competition from the Pirate Party, which made gains following a populist response to the release of the Panama Papers, concerns over conflicts of interest and corruption within the political elite.
Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with Birgitta Jonsdottir, MP in the Icelandic parliament for the Pirate Party and a Chairperson of the International Modern Media Institution.
The Pirate Party is supported by 14.6 percent of voters, the poll reveals, which is up from 12.7 in December. Support for the Progressive Party is now 10.9 percent, compared with 10.2 percent in the last poll.
They didn't gain as many seats as they'd hoped, but Iceland's Pirate Party, built on the idea that people should have privacy and governments shouldn't (and awful nautical puns) remains a force to be reckoned with in Reykjavic.
Birgitta Jonsdottir of the Pirate Party reacts alongside party members after early results of the parliamentary elections in Iceland on Oct. 29, 2016. Geirix/Reuters. With Hillary Clinton maintaining a highly variable lead over Donald Trump, attention ...
A collection of Bitcoin tokens stand in front of an illustration of binary code in London on January 4. Photo: CFP. A wave of anti-establishment sentiment sweeping the Western world is likely to help push blockchain - the technology that gave birth to ...
LONDON - Iceland got a new, Pirate Party-free government Wednesday, almost three months after an election that produced no outright winner.


 

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