The Future of Democracy from the Eyes of an Organizer

The Future of Democracy from the Eyes of an Organizer

While “Future of Democracy“, a 3day international event, reaches its end in Reykjavik, Pirate Times talked to Katrin Oddsdottir, lawyer and human rights activist, one of the 25 members of the Constitution Council of Iceland and the main organizer of the event, to learn how it all began. Katrin Oddsdottir said that she and Eileen Jerrett, director and also one of the organizers, first talked […]

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The Future of Democracy Emerges in Iceland

The Future of Democracy Emerges in Iceland

The crisis that knocked on Iceland’s door in 2008, turned out to be a “beneficial” fact for the country. It was beneficial because it abruptly and suddenly made Icelandic people question many things about politics and economics. Mainly, it made them realize that they should not leave their fate in the hands of politicians and bankers but should actively, themselves, participate in the democratic procedures […]

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