Twenty years after Florence’s European Social Forum

One week ago, representatives of European social organisations and movements gathered in Florence on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the first European Social Forum, which gathered in Tuscany thousands of people of the anti-, alter-globalisation movement from across the continent. It was the time of the mobilisation against neoliberal policies, and against the…

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If Pacifism Kills…

On April 25, Italy celebrates the liberation from Nazi-fascism. On April 25, 1945, the Allied forces and the Italian partisans broke through the Gothic Line, and the Germans and Italian fascists withdrew from the main Italian Northern cities. It was the beginning of the full liberation of the country. Hundreds of parades and rallies have…

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Ucraina: immaginiamo per un attimo

Immaginiamo per un attimo che la Storia sia andata per il verso opposto e che l’asse nazifascista abbia vinto la Seconda guerra mondiale. Che, dopo decenni di vita sotto un regime come quello del generale Franco, una sollevazione popolare abbia costretto alle dimissioni il cancelliere italiano, il quale si rifiutava di aderire all’alleanza delle nazioni…

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