Herring and Class Struggle

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 3 October 2011

1st Oct Iceland Protest update 2

Thanks to Resolute Reader for flagging up this lovely footage of Icelandic protestors egging the President, Prime Minister, Ministers & MP's outside the Althing parliament building in Reykjavik.


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