Capitalism came late to Iceland. At the end of the 19th century this large, wind-swept, thinly populated island was made up of small towns, farms and seasonal fishing stations. Then European capitalists saw another Klondike in the herring-rich waters of the north Atlantic..
Monday, 1 May 2017
Happy May Day - the international workers holiday
Happy May Day everyone, here's a 1931 May Day march led by Iceland's Communist Party in Reykjavik.