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Italy never fails to astonish us. In the beginning of July 2014 Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino, who is still on trial over manslaughter and abandoning ship, took part in a conference on forensic psychopathology in Rome. The seminar was organized by La Sapienza University School of Medicine, Tuscany’s popular newspaper La Nazione reported. In… » read more

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E’ la burocrazia che ha fatto “scappare” all’estero Spreaker, la start up italiana nota per aver creato l’omonima App online e mobile, che permette di creare la propria radio da casa e di caricare e trasmettere qualunque tipo di contenuto audio. Sono tre milioni gli utenti registrati in tutto il mondo. La società dovrebbe uscire… » read more

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On Friday, June 13th, the Italian Government is due to adopt a set of measures reforming the Public Administration. The adoption follows a one moth on-line public consultation as the new legislative package aims to improve efficiency in the public sector. On Thursday the Italian Minister for the Public Administration, Marianna Madia, 33, is expected… » read more

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Last July the Italian Authority for Guarantees in Communications (AGCOM) proposed a new regulation on copyright protection and launched a public consultation on it. Someone has compared it to the French Hanopi law, but it is quite different. The public dialogue now includes bloggers, journalists, Internet Service Providers, but also consumer associations, lawyers and common… » read more

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Le nouveau gouvernement Italien présidié par Enrico Letta se trouve face à des nombreaux défis. La coalition composée par le Partito Democratico, par le Popolo della Libertà e par Scelta Civica doit, avant de tout, combattre la plaie du chômage, surtout le chômage qui atteint les jeunes générations. Un problème lié strictement à la faible… » read more

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Mario Monti’s mistake

Everybody across Europe knows Mario Monti. Beyond doubt he’s one of the most respected and admired economists and politicians. In 2011, when Italy’s Head of State, Giorgio Napolitano, nominated him prime Minister, after Silvio Berlusconi’s resignation, Monti inherited many problems from the previous governments, above all a very high sovereign debt, an increasing unemployment rate… » read more

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Italy’s head of State, Giorgio Napolitano, appointed two commissions composed by 10 wise men aimed at sorting out the political crisis and proposing new urgent reforms. Furthermore, Napolitano did not resign and announced he would stay until the end of his mandate, on May 15th. That decision is the proof of President’s foresight. As a… » read more

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I have been asked to describe Beppe Grillo: It’s a hard task but I’ll try to do it. His result in the last political elections is now one of the hot topics in Italy. His name is becoming more and more popular, but nobody seems to know him well. Italian media attack him because he… » read more

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