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Iceland Pirate Party polling first with Birgitta Jonsdottir at the helm
Iceland has always been a bit different.
Until last month, it was legal to kill any Basque person found in the Western fjords. The 400-year-old law was rescinded in April at a ceremony at the Museum of Icelandic Sorcery.
Iceland politics is also pretty unusual. Their prime minster is the world’s youngest democratically-elected head of government, and the previous one was the world’s first openly lesbian head of government.
But the most interesting things about Icelandic politics is that the pirates are taking over.
At a nondescript building near the centre of…
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