Despite being derided for its name and its apparent pro-piracy stance, a large number of Icelanders are likely to vote for the Pirate Party at this weekend’s election.
For much of the past year, the anti-establishment Pirates have been the preferred choice of one in five voters.
The party that could win more than 18 seats in Iceland’s 63-seat parliament that was only started four years ago, but its members have a very specific objective.
“The new constitution,” said candidate Jon Thor Olafsson told Yahoo7.
After a cabal of bankers wrecked the economy in the GFC, an assembly of citizens and special