Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tag: Iceland

Iceland holds its first funeral for a glacier

"The symbolic death of a glacier is a warning to us, and we need action."

Iceland becomes first country to fix this gender inequality problem

Iceland is now the only country in the world that has legalized equal pay between the sexes.

World’s Hottest Hole: Iceland to Harness Molten Magma for Electricity, Could...

Iceland, known for its numerous bubbling hot springs and geysers, already heats up to 90 percent of its homes and supplies about a third of its electricity with geothermal.

Iceland Proves Third Parties Have Legitimate And Crucial Role In Democracy

Why shouldn’t America be able to do the same?

Great News! Iceland Halts Whaling for 2016

Iceland blames Japanese import regulations for making it nearly impossible to import whale meat.

Iceland Sentences 26 Corrupt Bankers to 74 Years in Prison

Iceland just sentenced their 26th banker to prison for his part in the 2008 economic collapse. The charges ranged from breach of fiduciary duties to market manipulation to embezzlement.

Four More Bankers Put on Ice

With four former executives of Kaupthing Bank having their convictions upheld this week, Iceland is showing the world that it's possible to prosecute bankers. So when will the U.S. catch on?

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The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

Hundreds of activists arrested in DC during “Moral Monday”

“I am not afraid, I will fight for liberation cause I know why I was made. I am not afraid.”
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Deputy on leave after controversial arrest of mother and teen on video

A Texas sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident.

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.

4 major environmental treaties the US never ratified—but should

“The United States has disproportionate power in global governance. Or it used to. It has to regain the credibility and the legitimacy that it lost.”