Iceland's Revolution

Thorsteinsson, Vidar
http://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/03/iceland-banking-finance-icesave-left-greens/

Publisher:  Jacobin
Date Written:  14/03/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18982

After its financial crisis, Iceland put bankers in jail. But it didn't rein in capital. In reality the responses to the 2008–9 Icelandic banking crash were only modestly progressive and failed to bring about any kind of shift to the left. They have also been much more contested locally than most international media accounts reflect.

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