Archive for July 2013
The Italianist has had a long break. Pretty much, 12 months, minus two days. A lot has changed, in Italy, since then.
The Pope has resigned. There have been new elections. New parties have appeared on Italy’s political scene. Berlusconi has been condemned a few more times, just to keep up. Oh, and I’ve discovered the National Security Agency reads this blog every day.
As a sign of resilience in the face of the many difficulties the country has to face, an Italian MP from the 5 Star Movement today closed his address to the Parliament on the notes of “People have the Power”.
The power to dream, to rule, to wrestle the world from fools.