Posted 7 years ago on Nov. 10, 2011, 9:31 a.m. EST by RedPanther
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I'm on a mobile phone, so can't post any links but there is loads of info on the net. I'll briefly explain anyway. About 2 years ago the Iceland was forced to declare itself bankrupt as privatisation of the banks had lead to irresponsible use of public money which put the country in a large amount of debt. The government attempted to socialise the private debt, backed by larger nations who were putting heavy pressure on them. Despite this the Icelandic people refused, revolted, went on strike until eventually the government had to resign. The goverment was then replaced by a peoples government with no one specific leader. Arrest warrents were put out for those responsible for the misuse of public money, and they re-wrote the constitution. They are now working towards a fairer society, with one of the founders of Wikileaks as a member of parlaiment. Inspiring! That's a brief summary from me. I may have left bits out, or mis-understood certain parts, so research it yourself. Anyway, fantastic story!