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Iceland's Pirate Party floats on Europe’s populist wave

Thursday, October 27, 2016 9:50
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REYKJAVIK, Iceland—Populist movements featuring unconventional politicians have been gaining footholds across a reeling Europe. In Iceland, the Pirate Party—co-founded by a poet and sporting a black Viking sail as a logo—now has a chance for power.

The Pirates, founded in 2012 and advocates of more direct democracy and greater internet freedom, are projected to win Saturday’s general election and get a shot at leading Iceland’s next government …. http://www.wsj.com

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