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Iceland Bids for the EU

Black flags put up by protestors surrounded the pillars of the Parliament building on July 16th, when after five days of grueling debates MPs voted 33 to 28 in support of an application for EU membership. This outcome also mirrors overall public opinion that according to opinion polls, is almost evenly split. According to a […]

Iceland For EU

Iceland For EU

It was the election of firsts, first woman to lead Iceland’s government, first time so many women have been in parliament (42.9%), and the first…

Iceland On Hold

It used to be different. Coming from Iceland used to bring responses such as “wow, how exotic” and “beautiful scenery.” Now all I get is…

On Thin Ice

Oxford Street, London, Oct. 15, a T-shirt on a fair-haired Englishman reads “Bomb Iceland!” The country’s banking system had collapsed and British investors and savers…

Punk Revolution

The limousine door opened and an elegant shoe stepped out onto the red carpet that led up to Gartenbaukino across from the Stadtpark in Vienna’s…

15 Euros Of Flesh

Around 1.840 people participated in a naked installation by New York artist Spencer Tunick on May 11 in…

Lisbon’s Legacy

With 10,000 people gathering at Staatsoper to demonstrate against the EU, it was hard not to wonder why…

Anti-EU Pensioners

Anti-EU Pensioners

A sunny Spring morning in late March. In front of the shining glass windows of the Haas Haus…

Kosovo the Day After

Just over 24 hours after Kosovo declared its independence, five diplomats and ambassadors from the Balkan region, gathered…

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