Counting Sheep

Agriculture tends to be romanticized in Iceland, covering up the harsh realities faced by many farmers. Changes are on the horizon but where is the industry headed?

Empowering the Women of the World

Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir spent 28 years in politics before taking up a role with UN Women in Kabul, Afghanistan. She now heads the organization’s newly-established Europe and Central Asia office in Istanbul, Turkey.
Páll Stefánsson

With or Without EU?

With the government’s intent to terminate the negotiation process,the nation is once again up in arms: Should Iceland join the European Union?

Finding America, Losing Iceland

Historian Guðni Th. Jóhannesson traces the development of Icelandic-U.S. relations from the Viking discovery of America to Homer Simpson teaching Icelanders a lesson.