Category Archives: englaro

Sticks, stones, names

I’m linking to a post I started some days ago but only published today, which you might not otherwise notice. It’s about the new security laws in Italy. Here it is. This is a subject I’ll be returning to, I … Continue reading

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Death and the state

Last December I posted on the case of Eluana Englaro, an Italian woman who had been in a state of vegetative coma for the past seventeen years, following a car accident when she was twenty. After years of legal to-ing … Continue reading

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Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me

I started writing this post over a week ago. This is what I said. Italy took one more large step towards an effectively fascist regime the day before yesterday with the approval by the senate of a bundle of legislative … Continue reading

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Seventeen years

Earlier this year I wrote a brief post about a man called Giuliano Ferrara. Ferrara really isn’t that interesting, except as an over-exposed example of chronic brown-nosing that would take some beating even in Italy, and I wouldn’t bring him … Continue reading

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