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Is the democratic will of the people more important than the forces in the financial markets?

“There was the prevailing assumption in the previous decades that somehow the financial markets should be supreme, but we faced a tough challenge to decide: Is the democratic will of the people more important than the forces in the financial markets? 41 more words

Politics

Μήνυμα αξιοπρέπειας και ήθους

Η παρακάτω επιστολή έφτασε στο email μου στις 31 Οκτωβρίου 2014. Δεν είμαι σε θέση να γνωρίζω την γνησιότητα της ή αν όντως εστάλη στον φερόμενο ως τελικό παραλήπτη, αλλά αυτό δεν αλλάζει την ουσία του περιεχομένου.

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Reykjavik: Startup Iceland event 2014

June 2

I was wide awake by 6am, too excited about my first “gig” in Iceland. Yesterday morning I had met a nice gentleman named Thubten Comerford at the laundromat who would be speaking at the… 1,238 more words

Photography

Lessons Learnt from Iceland on Creating a Clean Energy Economy

Iceland is one place that I’ve been increasingly encouraged to visit lately. I’ve watched it trend as a destination within the travelling community until it has got on almost everyone’s must see list in the past year or so. 1,145 more words

Sustainability

Road project in Iceland delayed to protect 'hidden' elves

8 days left to the Janus project and just managed to squeeze this into a post-prandial gap in Christmas activities.  Strange how Christmas has contorted our view of the ancient Elvish race, reducing them to Santa’s helpers.  361 more words

Poetry

Road project in Iceland delayed to protect 'hidden' elves

  • In a survey conducted by the University of Iceland in 2007, 62 per cent of those asked thought it was at least possible that the critters exist.
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