Total 17 Posts
The Italians want generosity and heart from their European brethren. If that’s too difficult to contemplate, there can be no union.
EU leaders cannot agree on how to deploy financial aid to economies in crisis.
The lockdown has seen Italy’s urban life shift to new spaces.
Intra-European solidarity is also being sickened by unilateralism, uncooperativeness and uncoordinated decisions by member states.
At times of high tension, governments can be cornered into making mistakes by responding to the wrong pressures.
An experiment in following China’s lead while trying to respect democratic norms is causing tensions.
This thread by Silvia Stringhini is an essential read: the testimony of an Italian doctor with the dramatic description of working in an Italian hospital during the Coronavirus epidemic. Medical staff are real everyday heroes.