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Stories about Iceland

What will it take to #savetheinternet in Europe? The view from Romania

Copyright proposals being pushed by European governance bodies must take into account the nature and potential uses of networked digital technology.

Will Icelanders One Day Ditch Their Language for English?

Icelandic identity is, according to a popular poem, land, nation and tongue. Remove one, and the others collapse. So, will the Icelandic nation survive if the Icelandic language dies out?

Iceland Grieves After Police Kill A Man for First Time

It was an unprecedented headline in Iceland this week — a man shot to death by police. "The nation was in shock. This does not happen in our country..."

Misconceptions about the Economic Situation in Iceland

BECAUSE I’M TIRED OF PEOPLE SPREADING UNTRUTHS Baldur Bjarnason writes a blogpost on how the crisis in Iceland is actually unfolding on Studio Tendra. He details the cozy relationship between...

Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating Women's Genius

Ada Lovelace Day, celebrated every October 16, honors international women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths -women's whose skills are urgently needed for the future of the...

Eurozone Crisis: 2011 Citizen Media Responses

The year 2011 will be remembered for the European debt crisis and its impact on the global economy, but also for its hard consequences on everyday lives. We sum up...

Japan: Iceland from a Japanese viewpoint

hey11pop published pictures of the breathtaking Icelandic landscape taken during the blogger's last trip in the region.

Global: Bubbles, Bailouts and Stimulus Plans

Identifying the economic woes of the United States is crucial. But we should also understand that other countries are also grappling with bankrupt companies and shrinking economies. Many countries are...

Central & Eastern Europe: Financial Crisis

Below is a roundup of reactions from the Anglophone blogosphere on the ongoing financial crisis in Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, and Serbia.

Russia: Blog Roundup; Bailout of Iceland

Siberian Light posts a Russia blog roundup for October, and also writes about Russia's bailout of Iceland now and a similar initiative undertaken by the Soviet Union over 50 years...

Trinidad & Tobago: Down in the Valley

“The warnings are there, too many to ignore…people better start waking up. Better rebuild their community parlours and their sou sous and their gayaps. In the panic of markets and...

Iceland: Hostility Towards Poles

The beatroot writes about hostility towards Poles in Iceland.

Experiencing global warming in Iceland

Vida na Islândia [pt] is experimenting what global warming is like in Iceland. “Last week I saw on the weather forecast on television that on last Friday night the temperature...

Serbia, U.S.: Bobby Fischer

East Ethnia writes about the legacy of chess champion Bobby Fischer, who died today: “Maybe there will be an opportunity now to remember him for what he achieved, less so...

[GV Show Special] Trinidad & Tobago: Anti-smelter activism meets the Internet

Atillah Springer is a journalist, activist and blogger from Trinidad and Tobago and a member of a protest movement which, earlier this year, succeeded in driving the aluminium industry giant...

Trinidad & Tobago: Anti-smelter movement gains momentum

The movement protesting the establishment of an aluminium smelter in a community in south-western Trinidad gains momentum with the setting up of a protest camp in the north of the...

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