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Katrín Oddsdóttir talks on Icelandic constitution
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In October 2008 Iceland was hit with one of the biggest financial disasters any nation in the world had experienced. In response, citizens took to the streets creating what is now known as the “Pots and Pans Revolution”.

In response to widespread…

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Robert Bjarnason, president and co-founder of citizens foundation in Iceland is introducing the successful projects he has been leading the past years including Your Priorities ( https://www.yrpri.org ) Betri Reykjavik (Better…

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Description about the open constitution reform process in Iceland in 2010-2011

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The people of Iceland forced their corrupt government to resign.
A public assembly was created to rewrite the constitution.
The banks were nationalized, it was decided not to pay the debt that PRIVATE banks…

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Gudrun Petursdottir, former chairwomen of the constitutional committee, presents the innovative process Iceland created to reform its constitution.

Gudrun Petursdottir, ancienne porte-parole du comité…

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Dr. Guðrún Pétursdóttir Chairman of the Constitutional Committee preparing the Constitutional Assembly talks about the role of the Constitutional Committee and the relations between the people and…

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Equatorial Guinea has the highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Africa, so why are 70 per cent of its people living in poverty? As the African Union meets in Malabo, a small blogging "Colectivo"…

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"So, in 2008, Iceland's economy totally collapsed. And when the Icelandic people looked around to try to see what had failed them, they recognized it was their government, a corrupted government that had failed them. And so, they started a process to…

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Smari McCarthy's talk on how Scotland can learn from what happened in Iceland when the people wanted to set up a new constitution. He outlines the road-blocks and traps which were put in the way by the lawyers, politicians, the establishment and the…

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Iceland's banking collapse is the largest suffered by any country in economic history (relative to the size of its economy). As one of the reactions to the crisis, the Icelandic people are drafting a new collaborative constitution, by the…

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Smari McCarthy, International Modern Media Institute, joins Thom Hartmann. As corporations seize control of more and more of OUR Constitution, thanks to the Supreme Court - the people of Iceland are rising up to take back THEIR own Constitution. Over…

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Thor Gylfason explains how and why Iceland used Docs to write their constitution in 2012.

More about Docs and constitution drafting: https://youtu.be/1OA1z6GbMQc

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