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Entries Tagged as 'Iceland'


November 15th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Equality, Irish Politics, Recession, Social Policy

Maybe my staycation is really addling my brain but why are the only job creation initiatives being created in the past few weeks those in the retail sector? Tesco managers refer to Ireland as Treasure Island because the profit margins are so high. (They don’t like us knowing that they call us that or what […]


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Iceland’s new prime minister – a sister?

January 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Lesbian, LGBT, Queer

In what would be a world first (in terms of an openly lesbian or gay politician) Johanna Sigurdardóttir, Iceland’s Minister for Social Affairs, has said she’s prepared to take on the post of Prime Minister if she feels that she has sufficient support. You may have heard that Iceland is bankrupt, has had riots recently […]


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