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Icelanders have never been shy about getting a foot in the door

A quirk in the national psyche explains why Iceland's problem with alleged corruption runs deep

By Sigrun Davidsdottir  

People gather to demonstrate against Iceland's prime minister, in Reykjavik on Monday April 4, 2016 ©Brynjar Gunnasrson/AP/Press Association Images

Voters all over the world are angry. The success of anti-establishment politicians like Bernie Sanders, US presidential candidate and self-declared socialist, and Jeremy Corbyn demonstrates this. Many feel little has changed since the 2008 financial crash. But in Iceland, much of what causes anger in other countries…

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