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The Real Meaning of Mogherini NEW
Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi pushed hard to get Federica Mogherini installed as the EU's next foreign policy chief. That determination may yet pay off domestically.
Renzi’s victory: Mogherini becomes High Representative NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
I admit it: I was one of those who thought Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was overconfident when he insisted on putting Federica Mogherini forward for the post of High Representative. InRead more…...
Italy and the European Union: selected sources NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 10 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
From 1 July 2014, Italy will take over the six-month rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union. We have gathered some useful information sources about the country to give a general overview on Italian politics and legislation, as well...
Rome view: Enrico Letta’s burden NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 1 Year, 4 Months, 4 Weeks, 6 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
He is young and experienced, but - most importantly - he is a truly European. Enrico Letta, 46, the new Italian Prime Minister, is probably the last chance Italy has to avoid new elections. In aRead more…...
Beppe Grillo demands Five-Star Movement government and euro referendum NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Looking unusually smart in his dark suit, Beppe Grillo, along with some of his Five-Star Movement colleagues, this morning opened the second day of talks with President Giorgio Napolitano on forming the new Italian government.After the meet...
Alberto Nardelli — Initial thoughts on Italian results NEW
albertonardelli.tumblr.com, 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Can't wait for Italian election results? Here's a timeline NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Elections in Italy are always spread over two days. Yesterday, about 55% of Italians cast their vote - marking a sharp 7.4% decline in turnout compared to the previous general elections in 2008. Turnout was generally much higher in the North than in...
Point Counterpoint in the Italian Campaign NEW
A Fistful of Euros 1 Year, 7 Months, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Let’s forget about the Pope’s retirement, OK? Not that it doesn’t have huge implications for the theology of the Church and the role of future tenants of St. Peter’s see, but none of that is an electoral matter. And please, &h...
Encouraging Italy’s small businesses to go digital NEW
European Public Policy Blog (Google) 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Italy has a long tradition of small, family owned companies becoming global leaders in fields ranging from furniture design and fashion to kitchen appliances and specialty foods. Part of their success is due to Italy's focus on creating networks of l...
Europe’s capital strike, Central European edition NEW
A Fistful of Euros 1 Year, 8 Months, 13 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Even if Monti seems to have succeeded in dragging the spreads closer together, there are plenty of problems around the European economy. Bloomberg reports on central and eastern Europe’s economies in search of a growth model. So far, some of &#...
Italian Politics: Mr Monti is a revolutionary NEW
tommasomerlo.blogspot.it, 1 Year, 9 Months, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Le solite facce NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 21 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Un nuovo centrodestra, un partito autonomista? Macchè son sempre le solite facce!            ...
Unemployed Young Italians: Too “Choosy” to Stay in Italy? NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Recent statements by the Italian Minister of Labour's have created a controversy and online "craze" centred on chronic youth unemployment, while citizen initiatives are launched to keep young Italians from leaving the country in search of better oppo...
Quattro novembre NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Oggi a Redipuglia (Gorizia) ho partecipato alla cerimonia di omaggio ai Caduti in occasione della celebrazione della Festa dell’Unità Nazionale e delle Forze Armate. Una giornata importante per ricordarci che nella solidità delle istituzioni...
Minoranze e tutela NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 25 Minutes ago
Il Governo nella legge di stabilità in discussione alle Camere ha previsto consistenti tagli ai fondi destinati alla Minoranza Italiana in Slovenia e Croazia, alla Minoranza Slovena in Italia e alle Associazioni degli Esuli Giuliano-Dalmati. I parla...
All roads lead to Monti? NEW
Charlemagne's notebook (The Economist) 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Political fragmentation in Italy increases the likelihood that Mario Monti will stay on after the election...
Acque agitate NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
In questi giorni, a seguito di un servizio della trasmissione Report ma anche dei risultati delle elezioni in Sicilia, è esploso il caso Di Pietro, e di conseguenza le acque all’interno dell’Idv si sono cominciate ad agitare parecchio, fino a se...
An Italian Spring? Italy’s Shifting Coalitions and Rising Populism NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
We may be witnessing the demise of Italy's so-called Second Republic as proliferating corruption scandals alienate a disillusioned electorate.
Iva e Irpef si cambia: la strada è giusta NEW
Il lato €. 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Manovra, si cambia: nella legge di stabilità sala il taglio delle aliquote Irpef e le stesse risorse consentiranno di sterilizzare l’aliqquota Iva del 10% e di ridurre il cuneo fiscale. Da definire i dettagli: per ora si sa che le risorse del 2013...
Monday Update: Ukraine, Berlusconi (again!) and interesting reads NEW
Vox Europa 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Happy Monday. Yanukovych’s Party of Regions ahead in Ukraine elections With a third of the votes counted, President Yanukovych’s party is ahead in both the proportional lists and the single-mandate ridings. The opposition is denouncing wi...
Credito regionale NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
In tempi straordinari e di dura crisi non ci si può accontentare di quel che si ha e limitarsi ad amministrarlo: occorre pensare a soluzioni diverse e adattare gli strumenti a disposizione del credito regionale alle necessità nuove. Possiamo razion...
Berlusconi Threatens to Topple Monti NEW
WSJ: The Eurocrisis 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 39 Minutes ago
Political risks are on the rise in Italy after Silvio Berlusconi threatened to pull his backing for Prime Minister Mario Monti’s technocrat government. WSJ’s Stacy Meichtry discusses Mr. Berlusconi’s threat— which came a day after the former...
Italian Short-Dated Debt Costs Ease Despite Berlusconi Vow NEW
WSJ: The Eurocrisis 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 24 Minutes ago
Agence France-Presse/Getty ImagesFormer Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. The Italian Treasury paid the lowest funding cost on six-month paper since March, shrugging off fresh political threats to the country's coalition, but the fragility o...
Rome fears shockwaves from Sicily vote NEW
The EUDO Café 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Article by Guy Dinmore published on ft.com on October 28, 2012 If Italy is a mirror of Europe with a prosperous north carrying a south mired in decay, corruption and recession, then Sicily is its Greece. Read the article.
No-Monti-Day NEW
Lost in EUrope 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Die Italiener finden sich nicht mit der “Post-Demokratie” ab, die ihr Berlin und Brüssel in der Eurokrise verordnet haben. Am Samstag kamen Zehntausende zum “No-Monti-Day” nach Rom, um gegen den nicht gewählten Ministerpräs...
Why Silvio Berlusconi's jail sentence matters, even though he won't serve it | John Hooper NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Regional elections will test whether Italians have lost patience with the sleaze and corruption of Berlusconi and his partyThere is rich irony in what has happened in Italy this week.Ever since Silvio Berlusconi decided to enter politics 19 long year...
Twitter reacts to Berlusconi’s four year jail sentence for tax evasion NEW
Political Scrapbook 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Incredible – Berlusconi sentenced to 4 years prison for tax evasion – plus an extra 6 months for not predicting earthquakes. — John O’Farrell (@mrjohnofarrell) October 26, 2012 Can it really be true that Italian court has sentence...
Berlusconi gets four-year jail term (but likely won’t serve time) NEW
Political Scrapbook 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Silvio Berlusconi’s conviction for tax fraud certainly warmed Scrapbook’s cockles cold Friday afternoon. A look through the history books, however, shows that the former PM has a habit of getting away with it: Year: 1990 Conviction: Per...
Made in Italy/2 NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 2 Minutes ago
Pubblico l’articolo di Euractiv.it che approfondisce il tema della tutela del Made in Italy di cui si è occupato questa settimana il Parlamento Europeo (leggi qui): Non verrà introdotto l’obbligo di indicazione del paese d’origine...
Made in Italy NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 29 Minutes ago
Oggi a Strasburgo ho partecipato ad un incontro dedicato al dossier sul “made in”, il regolamento europeo che obbliga a tracciare le merci di provenienza extra-Ue, che ieri è stato stralciato dalla Commissione europea, dopo l’avven...
AGCOM consults on TI's NGA Bitsream Reference Offer NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
The Italian NRA launched its consultation (in italian) as regards Telecom Italia's NGA Bitsream Reference Offer.
AGCOM approves TI's Bitstream Reference Offer for 2012 and adopts transitory measures for 2013 NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
The Italian NRA approved (in italian) Telecom Italia's Bitstream Reference Offer for 2012. The agency has also adopted transitory measures (in italian) as regards the applicable rates until the 2013 review of markets 4 and 5 are concluded. AGCOM has...
Italian NRA consults on digital terrestrial channels LCN NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
AGCOM launched its consultation (in italian) concerning the automatic logical canal numbering of digital terrestrial channels.
Italian NRA launches review of SMS termination market NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
AGCOM launched its review (in italian) of the SMS termination market.
Italian NRA launches consultation on fixed call termination rate NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
AGCOM launched its consultation (in italian) concerning the fixed call termination rate.
Organised crime in Italy NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Italy is the location of one of the five criminal hubs in the EU, according to Europol. Criminal hubs are concentrations of criminal logistics which receive illicit flows from numerous sources, and whose influence extends throughout the EU. The Sou...
Wave a banknote at a pundit and he'll predict anything | Simon Jenkins NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Of course it is outrageous to jail scientists for honest errors, but it is legitimate to hold them to some accountOn the evening of 5 April 2009, Luigi Guigno of L'Aquila in Italy was phoned by a sister terrified by tremors under their village. He to...
Who will be the face of Italy's third republic? | Tobias Jones NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Berlusconi will not stand for re-election. Respected figures on the left are falling like cards. There is a longing for fresh leadersIt's almost exactly a year since Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italian prime minister, and on Wednesday he confirmed...
Dialogo costruttivo NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Nella sede dell’Unione Generale del Lavoro ho incontrato, nell’ambito della campagna di ascolto delle categorie sociali ed economiche, il Segretario Generale UGL FVG Matteo Cernigoi e i rappresentanti delle sua segreteria. L’UGL FVG ha...
Mediobanca Says Rome Should Jump Ahead of Madrid for Help NEW
WSJ: The Eurocrisis 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 18 Minutes ago
Italy should move before Spain and apply for help from Europe’s financial-aid scheme hinged on the European Central Bank, according to the country’s premier merchant bank.
Cambiare registro NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Sul mio blog de “Il Fatto Quotidiano” ho scritto questo post sulle primarie: Già in estate avevo avuto occasione di esprimere le mie perplessità su come si stava andando verso queste primarie, sul clima confuso e poco sereno che ne avvo...
Italie : « Une école de qualité, c’est l’Europe qui nous le demande » ? NEW
Europe 27etc 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
En Italie, le mois d’octobre est marqué par deux marronniers : les feuilles mortes qui tombent, et les étudiants qui manifestent.
Schizzinosi NEW
Il lato €. 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Il ministro del lavoro Elsa Fornero si permette di dire che i giovani non devono essere troppo schizzinosi, devono prendere le prime offerte e poi da dentro guardarsi intorno perché “non si può aspettare il posto ideale”. Apriti cielo, schizzin...
Cervelli, vatti a fidare NEW
Il lato €. 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
 Vatti a fidare. Secondo quanto riferisce La Sicilia di Catania i 23 giovani ‘cervelli’ italiani rientrati nel 2010 nelle universita’ italiane con il programma ‘Levi Montalcini’ e i fondi del Miur, il prossimo anno potr...
Le responsabilità di Tondo NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Minutes ago
La relazione dell’ispettore inviato dalla Protezione civile nazionale, sulla gestione commissariale per la terza corsia dell’A4 resa nota nei giorni scorsi lancia preoccupanti segnali d’allarme; parla di «non lievi criticità» ed...
Confartigianato Fvg NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Nell’ambito della campagna di ascolto delle categorie, ho incontrato il presidente regionale di Confartigianato Fvg Graziano Tilatti e i responsabili provinciali dell’associazione. Il presidente Tilatti ha evidenziato che Confartigianato vuole av...
E se smettessimo di chiamarli onorevoli? [Fatto Quotidiano] NEW
Il Blog di Andrea D'Ambra 1 Year, 11 Months, 11 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
“Le parole sono importanti” diceva Nanni Moretti nel film “Palombella rossa” eppure sembra che troppo spesso in Italia le parole abbiano perso di significato. Il video che da qualche giorno fa il giro della rete e che riprende Andrea De ̷...
Impegno per la scuola NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 11 Months, 14 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Domenica si è tenuto a Roma un flash mob organizzato dai docenti davanti al Ministero dell’Istruzione per protestare contro l’aumento a 24 ore dell’orario di lavoro senza ulteriore retribuzione. Siamo in piena sintonia con il Presi...
Confindustria Udine NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 11 Months, 16 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Nell’ambito della campagna di ascolto delle categorie, ho incontrato a Udine il presidente di Confindustria Udine Adriano Luci con il Consiglio Direttivo. Il presidente Luci, ha subito premesso che è necessario parlarci chiaro: “siamo alla frutt...
One of Rome’s best kept secrets: Ostia Lido off-season NEW
a curious Yankee in Europe's court 1 Year, 11 Months, 16 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Fall days don’t come much more beautiful than the one we had in Rome yesterday. A gently warm temperature and perfect sunshine created irresistible weather for spending time outdoors. We headed off for a waterfront lunch and a leisurely meander...
Put ‘Jobs First’ Mr Monti says Italian union as it holds national rally NEW
Revolting Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Workers from Italy’s crisis-hit firms will be out in force Saturday at a national rally in central Rome to demand an end to prime minister Mario Monti’s austerity policies that have cost the country hundreds of thousands of jobs and are l...
Italy’s Gold: What’s the Use? NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Can Italy and Portugal use gold to cut their borrowing costs? A link to a column and a paper from a German academic.
Btp people NEW
Il lato €. 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Mentre la Merkel continua a fare la Merkel e in Europa va in onda il solito balletto, qualcosa di rilevante accade nel Belpaese: il collocamento del Btp Italia per 18 miliardi di euro. Un successo che ha colpito anche il Wall Street Journal che celeb...
At stake: the credibility of Italian politics itself NEW
youropa.org - beyond the headlines 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
In half a year’s time, Italians go to the polls ones again to evaluate the country’s turbulent politics. What is really at stake, argues Youropa’s Italy correspondent Carlo Cerutti, is the credibility of politics itself.   ...
Confagricoltura NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Nell’ambito della campagna di ascolto delle categorie, ho incontrato ad Azzano Decimo (Pordenone), il presidente regionale di Confagricoltura Piergiovanni Pistoni, il vicepresidente Giorgio Colutta, con i presidenti provinciali Claudio Cressati...
Il Pd dei giovani NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Matteo de’ Paoli, di Clandestinoweb, mi ha fatto alcune domande sul Pd, i giovani e il ricambio generazionale. Qui il testo dell’intervista Il Partito Democratico è in subbuglio. E’ naturale ed è giusto che sia così. Le Primarie sono...
Europe vs. Italie : un peu d’humour NEW
Europe 27etc 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Europe vs. Italie- Bruno Bozzetto : un peu d’humour...
Italien | Die Krise beflügelt Schwarzmarkt für Treibstoffe NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Angesichts der rekordverdächtigen Treibstoffpreise entscheiden sich immer mehr Italiener dafür, ihr Auto mit Schwarzmarkt-Benzin vollzutanken, schreibt La Repubblica und berichtet über die jüngste Entdeckung der italienischen Fina...
Itálie | V krizi bují černý trh s palivy NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Kvůli rekordním cenám pohonných hmot plní Italové své nádrže stále častěji na černém trhu, píše list La Repubblica, který informuje o nedávném odha...
Commission approves Italian nga plan for Sardegna NEW
Electronic Communications Regulation Update 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
"The European Commission has found an Italian project to finance a high speed broadband network in Sardinia to be in line with EU state aid rules. The cost for the project, known as BULGAS/FIBRESAR, will be reduced through cost-saving opportunitie...
Itália | Crise alimenta mercado negro da gasolina NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Com o preço dos combustíveis a atingir valores recorde, os italianos dirigem-se cada vez mais ao mercado negro para atestar o depósito, adianta o La Repubblica. O diário de Roma relata a recente descoberta feita pela briga...
Attacco paradossale NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Il presidente Tondo, a margine dell’inaugurazione del nuovo casello autostradale di Meolo, ha attaccato il governo Monti, reo di non dare sufficiente ascolto alle istanze della nostra Regione. Al Friuli Venezia Giulia serve più serietà e meno...
Sudditi NEW
Il lato €. 1 Year, 11 Months, 6 Days, 17 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Informazione di servizio per chi passa da Bologna domani: alle 18 in via Barberia 11 IBL in collaborazione con Il Pozzo delle Idee e La Famiglia Bolognese, organizza la presentazione di Sudditi. Un programma per i prossimi 50 anni a cura di Nicola Ro...
Un esempio per tanti NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 11 Months, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Oggi sono stata a Omnibus (La7), ed è stata l’occasione per chiarire alcuni punti che mi sembrano rilevanti, partendo dall’annuncio di Walter Veltroni, che non si ricandiderà. Credo che la sensibilità mostrata da Veltroni debba essere...
The Crisis of the Italian Second Republic: In a right mess, but are the alternatives any better? NEW
Politics in Spires | European Politics and Society 1 Year, 11 Months, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
History, as Marx taught us, likes to repeat itself: the first time in the form of a tragedy; the second, a farce. What may be unique about Italy, though, is it’s often hard to distinguish between the two. This is a country where the situation is of...
The association of Italian Zero Waste towns has been created NEW
Zero Waste Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 20 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
In a meeting celebrated in Capannori on October 13 representatives from 16 Italian regions agreed to formally constitute the Association of Italian Zero Waste Towns. Currently 107 towns in Italy alone have committed to move towards Zero Waste and pha...
Italy: Time to take a radically new political and moral turn NEW
Revolting Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
By Dino Greco The carousel of cuts – under the guise of the spending review – has begun to spin. The axe is again lowered on health (a 1.5 billion-euro amputation to spending that had already been reduced to a minimum), help for disabled...
Berlusconi's farewell? NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Over the past few months, Silvio Berlusconi repeatedly suggested (but never 'officially' confirmed) that he intended to run for Prime Minister in next year's general elections. However, he now seems to have backed down over his planned return. In a T...
Voto Europa NEW
Il lato €. 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Il professort Sergio Fabbrini sul Sole 24 Ore scrive un commento – “Una sfida sull’Europa” – illumina il grrande vuoto dei partiti italiani: la prossima tornata elettorale dovrebbe essere incardinata su un tema fondament...
Sliding to the Periphery – Italy, the Crisis and Europe NEW
Revolting Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Europe was meant to offer the prospect of completing the modernisation of Italy, consolidating an advanced economy, expanding welfare and democracy. Instead, there’s been economic decline and a degradation of democracy while Europe is becoming...
I tagli di Conforama NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Dopo l’annuncio, da parte di Conforama Italia, del taglio di 198 lavoratori in Italia, impiegati nei punti vendita di Bagnaria Arsa (Udine), Vergiate (Varese), Cittaducale (Rieti), Fasano (Brindisi), Montalto Uffugo (Cosenza), Mililli (Siracusa) e...
Rapporto Ue sulla qualità dell'aria: maglia nera per l'Italia NEW
L'Europa@TorVergata 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Ancora brutte notizie per l'Italia: dopo la bocciatura in quelle che sono state definite le Olimpiadi dell'immondizia – che ci hanno visto relegati al ventesimo posto – arriva anche la maglia nera per la qualità dell'aria. Secondo il rapporto pu...
An Answer to Italy’s Forgotten Southern Question NEW
Revolting Europe 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 14 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
IN THE RADICAL PRESS / IL MANIFESTO By Tonino Perna In the 1960s and 1970s reports by the Association for the Development of Industry in the South (Svimez) on the health of the Mezzogiorno were followed with great attention and aroused a great politi...
Porto verto NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
Oggi ho partecipato assieme al sindaco di Trieste, Roberto Cosolini, a “Porto Verto”, la passeggiata promossa a favore del riuso di Porto Vecchio. Il futuro è oltre quel muro politico che chiude il porto vecchio e blocca lo sviluppo di T...
I tagli necessari NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Nella mia qualità di candidata presidente della Regione ritengo indispensabile formulare delle proposte organiche affinché sia assicurato il principio di libero accesso alle istituzioni, ma non venga tradito il rapporto fiduciario tra cittadini e p...
Dialogo utile NEW
Debora Serracchiani 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Ieri ho incontrato a Roma l’amministratore delegato delle Ferrovie dello Stato, Mauro Moretti. Abbiamo avuto un utile dialogo che ha posto le basi per chiarire e approfondire ulteriormente una serie di nodi relativi al ruolo e alle scelte strategic...
Not quite a U-turn, but still big news from Monti NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has made an important announcement regarding his political future after next year's general elections.He said,Under special circumstances, which I hope won't...
Resistance: Politics and Economics NEW
euronomist.blogspot.com, 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Resistance: Politics and Economics NEW
Euronomist 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
In what seems to be a great development in Italian politics, 37-year-old mayor of Florence Matteo Renzi is roaming around Italy, visiting 20 cities in 2 days, in order to promote himself as the Democratic Party (PD) candidate for the Italian presiden...
Silvio Berlusconi is foolish to bash Germany for 'dictating' to Europe | Alan Posener NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
The former Italian leader has called Germany a hegemonial state, yet the new, 'soft' euro is not what Merkel wantedSo Silvio Berlusconi says that Germany is "a hegemonial state that … dictated to the other European countries the rules of rigour and...
Can Monti renew Italy's love of Europe? NEW
Nucleus 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
By Ivana Bartoletti on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 The Italians used to be the most Euro-enthusiast of all European nations. In 1989, when a consultative referendum was held to gauge people's opinion about co...
A German euro exit not science fiction for Il Cavaliere NEW
Open Europe blog 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 16 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
The Huffington Post has decided to go for a lengthy interview with Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for the launch of its Italian edition. Il Cavaliere sticks to his form on the euro, firing a salvo at Mario Monti (the Italian election...
Two questions for Mr Mario Monti NEW
Yanis Varoufakis 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 10 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
A major network asked me to suggest two questions that might be put to Mr Mario Monti, Italy’s Prime Minister. Here are the ones I came up with. What do you think his answers will be? Question 1: Italy and the ECB’s OMT program: Will it help...
Memorandum al governo Monti NEW
Eurobull 2 Years, 2 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
L'Europa è ad un bivio: o porta a compimento il processo di unificazione politica o la crisi travolgerà l'intera costruzione comunitaria. I nodi da sciogliere per scongiurare lo scenario drammatico della disgregazione sono quello di colmare il dist...
Euroregione spreco zero NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
A Trieste Next, il salone europeo dell’innovazione e della ricerca scientifica che verrà inaugurato a Trieste il 28 settembre, affronterò con Andrea Segrè (presidente Last Minute Market) e gli europarlamentari Salvatore Caronna, Elisabetta G...
La Rai in carcere NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Rimane sistematicamente trascurato un tema che dovrebbe essere al centro degli interessi di ogni società civile: le carceri. Mi sarei aspettata che la Rai desse maggiore spazio a questo problema. Il servizio radiotelevisivo pubblico in particolare d...
Italy: Workers Occupy Sardinian Coal Mine NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Years, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
When threatened with the future closure of Carbosulcis coal mine in Italy, miners from the pit occupied their workplace some 373 metres underground in protest. The occupation may have ended but over all the situation remains uncertain.
Diamoci una regolata NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Sono sempre stata e rimango convinta che le primarie siano una impareggiabile risorsa di democrazia e che anche in questo momento possono essere una boccata d’ossigeno per la politica italiana. Ma temo si stia perdendo il senso delle proporzioni, d...
Revanschsugen Berlusconi till EU-attack NEW
Europabloggen 2 Years, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Italiens förre premiärminister Silvio Berlusconi är på väg in i den italienska politiken igen. I en första längre intervju attackerar han EU:s ekonomiska politik och premiärminister Mario Montis skattehöjningar.Sedan Silvio Berlusconi avgick...
Silvio e la moneta da battere NEW
Straneuropa 2 Years, 4 Days, 2 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Dice Berlusconi: "La Germania non consente che la Bce batta moneta e questo è un mattone che pesa in maniera tragica". Concetto insidioso. Parliamone.
Flaviano: The Quiet Innovator NEW
Dating 4 Good 2 Years, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
After years of silence and hide Italian innovators are re-emerging on the international scene. You must be familiar with Draghi, the head of the ECB, and Monti, the Italian PM. The first is leading the rescue plan for €, and the second one is savin...
La sofferenza delle imprese (seconda parte) NEW
Il lato €. 2 Years, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
La Cgia di Mestre mette il dito in una piaga con la quale in questo blog abbiamo fatto i conti da tempo e rimane forse l’ostacolo principale tra noi e la crescita: i tassi diinteresse pagati dalle imprese italiane rispetto ai concorrenti di altri p...
Fabbrica.It NEW
Il lato €. 2 Years, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Se Fabbrica Italia dovesse essere archiviata sarebbe più di un peccato. Colpa della Fiat? Colpa della crisi? Colpa di Marchionne? Illusi quelli – a partire da chi scrive – che ci avevano creduto? Se ne parla e se ne parlerà per giorni e...
Consumo del suolo/2 NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Negli ultimi 50 anni il consumo annuo di suolo si è attestato mediamente sugli 8500 ettari per anno. Un dato che riassume i numeri esempi di spreco del territorio che caratterizzano il nostro Paese e che oggi il governo sta cercando di frenare con l...
Macroregione?/2 NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Continua la telenovela della macroregione del nord inventata da Formigoni. Dopo le piccate puntualizzazioni della Lega, che teme di vedersi scippare la paternità dell’idea, dopo le tiepidissime reazioni di Zaia e Cota, oggi il Celeste corre a prec...
Italy’s splintered radicals unite to fight for labour rights NEW
Revolting Europe 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Ever since the dissolution some two decades ago of the Italian Communist Party, once western Europe’s largest, Italy’s radical left has been splintered and weak. Today you have two communist parties (Communist Refoundation and the Party o...
Q&A: Italy’s Economy Minister Vittorio Grilli NEW
WSJ: The Eurocrisis 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Vittorio Grilli, Italy’s Economy Minister, is at the forefront of the country’s efforts to repair an economy that has grown less than any other euro-area country since the single currency was launched. Read selected excerpts from his interview wi...
affari nostri NEW
Il lato €. 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
..insuperabile Rai. Mentre Monti si sgola a mettere in guardia contro i populismi la prima rete in prima serata trasmette la prima puntata di Affari tuoi dedicata agli anni ottanta che ha tra le attrazioni un fatto urlato ai quattro venti: si gioca i...
I nostri fatti NEW
Debora Serracchiani 2 Years, 1 Week, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Oggi il presidente dei deputati Pd, Dario Franceschini, ha annunciato che il Pd chiederà nella prossima capigruppo della Camera la immediata calendarizzazione delle proposte di legge che modificano gli statuti della regioni Friuli Venezia Giulia, Sa...