American cover-up of Icelandic revolution?

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According to Rebecca Savastio of Liberty Voice, there is good reason to believe that American news sources are purposefully not covering the political transformations of Iceland over the last five or so years:

Socialist and Marxist blogs here in the U.S. say that there’s been a massive U.S. news conspiracy and cover up about the revolution in Iceland because the U.S. media is controlled by corporations, including banks, and the “powers that be” don’t want U.S. citizens getting any ideas to stage a revolution of their own. Some conservative Icelandic bloggers claim that while there was, indeed, a revolution, it did not lead to a successful or widely accepted new constitution. They say the situation in Iceland is worse than ever, and that international news reports of an effective democratic uprising leading to a better government are simply myths. Social media commenters are scratching their heads over why they were robbed of the story of Iceland’s pots and pans revolution.

There is also a video (in the pic above) documenting this “pots and pans” revolution that is available here, which is quite good.

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Associate Professor of Sociology, Environmental Studies, and Science and Technology Studies at Penn State, Nicholas mainly writes about understanding the scientific study of states and, thus, it is namely about state theory. Given his training in sociology and STS, he takes a decidedly STS-oriented approach to state theory and issues of governance.

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  1. Pingback: Why did the Media keep quiet about the recent peaceful Icelandic revolution? | huttriverofnz

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