June 17, 2015
Out of the wreckage of the financial crisis, a number of citizen led movements emerged to challenge conventional thinking and ways of doing politics. The Occupy Movement and UK Uncut to name but two. Iceland’s banking collapse was more dramatic than most which may explain why some of the civic action in response has been so interesting – in particular the arrival of the Icelandic Pirate Party. A fascinating interview with Icelandic poet Birgitta Jonsdottir sharing her reflections on how it has all come about.