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The “Icelandic revolution” through the eyes of a REconomist

The “Icelandic revolution” through the eyes of a REconomist

Published on January 13, 2014 in Blog, Energy, Finance, Mining and materials with 3 Comments

What is really going on Iceland? Have they been jailing bankers, creating unprecedented press freedoms and crowd sourcing their new constitution? Thanks to Gunnar Grimsson (Citizens Foundation and Your Priorities) for his fascinating interview. His insights are key and really give a balanced, behind the scenes, view of what is happening in Iceland since the 2008 economic crash. […]

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REconomy Roadtrip – Transition Maidenhead

REconomy Roadtrip – Transition Maidenhead

Published on July 24, 2012 in Blog, Energy, Food with 0 Comments

My first stop is Maidenhead, near Reading, a wealthy commuter town of around 60,000 residents, deep in the heart of the Thames Valley. My first impression of the town (based only on a drive from the station out to the beautiful village of Cookham) was of large, featureless brick buildings – a Travelodge, Sainsbury’s, Odeon […]

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