Wednesday, October 26, 2016

the Pirates of Iceland

A party that favours direct democracy, complete government transparency, decriminalising drugs and offering asylum to Edward Snowden could form the next government in Iceland after the country goes to the polls on Saturday.
Riding a wave of public anger at perceived political corruption in the wake of the 2008 financial crash and the Panama Papers scandal in April, Iceland’s Pirate party looks on course to either win or finish a close second.

A "crowdsourced" constitution ... now that would be interesting ... if not suicidal.


  1. I imagine the rest of the powers that be will find a way to recover control.