March 25, 2014

Europe's Latest Secession Movement: Venice?

Matt Ford, The Atlantic

The Associated Press

2.1 million Venetians just voted to leave Italy and restore their medieval republic.

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March 25, 2014
Can Matteo Renzi Fix Italian Politics?
Rob Edens, RealClearWorld
His dazzling ascent to Italy's highest political office is only matched by his prodigious ambitions. With a hyperactivity not seen in Europe since the early days of Sarkozy, for the first 100 days in office he has vowed to... more ››
March 20, 2014
Mafia Plants Death in the Land of Mozzarella
Barbie Nadeau, Daily Beast
Illegal dumping for decades created land so toxic that selling wine, cheese, and olive oil produced there is strictly prohibited. Locals say the land is too dangerous to even die on. more ››