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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Beppe Grillo's Bitter Moment of Truth | Euro Crisis in the Press

Beppe Grillo's Bitter Moment of Truth | Euro Crisis in the Press | real utopias | Scoop.it
Grillo's main political problem is that he might never see an historic mobilisation, as Italians will surrender to a narrative of degradation as the way forward.
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Italy's 'pitchfork protests,' in fourth day, spread to Rome

Italy's 'pitchfork protests,' in fourth day, spread to Rome | real utopias | Scoop.it

(Reuters) - Italy's "pitchfork" protests spread to Rome on Thursday when hundreds of students clashed with police and threw firecrackers outside a university where government ministers were attending a conference.

 

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Italy's Red Decade

In two superb essays published in the London Review of Books recently, Perry Anderson describes the politics of Italy’s Second Republic in the context of the consolidation of power by Silvio Berlusconi and the recent history of the Italian Left, respectively. These are worth reading by anyone interested in politics and contempory European history in general and to those on the Left in particular. To coincide with this I decided to dig through the archives of the Irish Socialist Network and put up two pamphlets on Italian political history that I worked on a while ago.

 

 

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Italy, a Test Lab for Participatory Democracy

Italy, a Test Lab for Participatory Democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it
Online platforms for participatory democracy are flourishing in Italy and they are being initiated by civil society and local governments alike.
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Italy, a Test Lab for Participatory Democracy

Italy, a Test Lab for Participatory Democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it
Online platforms for participatory democracy are flourishing in Italy and they are being initiated by civil society and local governments alike.
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Italy, a Test Lab for Participatory Democracy

Italy, a Test Lab for Participatory Democracy | real utopias | Scoop.it
Online platforms for participatory democracy are flourishing in Italy and they are being initiated by civil society and local governments alike.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation