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Berlusconi’s “decadenza”

In English, in French My American friend wrote me this morning: How does it feel to live, free of Berlusconi? Are the people of Italy rejoicing in the streets? Here in Turin, the news was hardly noticed, because although it … Continue reading

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Collective Intelligence

The Italian scientific community was stunned when Italian scientists, seismologists, were recently sentenced to years of prison for manslaughter, for failing to predict the lethal earthquake in Aquila in 2009. Other scientists have resigned to their jobs in protest, and … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Bunga Bunga

“I haven’t been so inspired since 1994,” an Italian friend of mine posted on her Facebook page. Well, I too can remember the year 1994, when I was in Milan, giving a public speech among some so-called intellectuals, soon after … Continue reading

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Berlusconi Bye Bye

Is this really the final end of the Berlusconi era, or just another pause for the Cavaliere to catch his breath? Will he return on a fresh horse as the savior of an ever-crumbling Italy, as he has done repeatedly … Continue reading

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Belen and Berlusconi

Belen and Berlusconi In English, na srpskom The foreign press is raving about Berlusconi’s escort scandals and his unfortunate declaration that he is the prime minister in his spare time. Sometimes, between important orgies, he finds a spare moment to … Continue reading

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Sultan Berlusconi on Trial

In English, na srpskom Silvio Berlusconi will be the first head of a G-7 state to be arraigned in court on charges of paid sex with a minor. A few days ago, the court from Milan issued a subpoena for … Continue reading

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Se non ora, quando?

photos by Francesca Ottobelli boing boing Berlusconi: Millions of Women ask him to resign! In English, na srpskom, en francais “If not now, when?” was a national demonstration of women, to put it bluntly, against Berlusconi and pornocracy. The other … Continue reading

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