Making Fun of Voters: Kamala Harris and Manipulation Techniques by the (Italian) Right-Wing

A few days ago, on June 7, 2021, Kamala Harris (the VP of the USA) had her first overseas trip, to Guatemala, since taking office. After she has been tasked by Joe Biden (POTUS) with controlling a surge in migration at the southern border, the trip is an information-gathering mission. For the VP, their main … Continue reading Making Fun of Voters: Kamala Harris and Manipulation Techniques by the (Italian) Right-Wing

The Labour Principle to the Test: Happy Republic Day Italy…

“Italy is a Republic founded on work”. This is the first sentence of the Italian Constitution. We are talking about work rather than workers; we are talking about a principle rather than people. Why? Well, the answer is simple: the Republic is founded on a collaboration principle among different people who work and participate to … Continue reading The Labour Principle to the Test: Happy Republic Day Italy…

The Italian Welfare State is in Danger of Disappearing: Chronicles of a Disaster

A few days ago, May 15th, 2021, the Italian journal Il Foglio published an article by Andrea Ichino and Daniele Terlizzese named “Recovery and university. A proposal for scholarships” (here: https://www.ilfoglio.it/scuola/2021/05/15/news/recovery-e-universita-una-proposta-sulle-borse-di-studio-2363952/). Firstly, the National Recovery and Resilience Plan - approved by the current Italian Government and Parliament, presented to the European Commission - aims at … Continue reading The Italian Welfare State is in Danger of Disappearing: Chronicles of a Disaster