Italian and American experts, gathered in Rome on the initiative of the Machiavelli Center for Political and Strategic Studies, Heritage Foundation and the International Republican Institute, will meet to discuss the hottest issues of the moment.
The passing of Joseph Ratzinger, alias Pope Benedict XVI, marks the end of an era for the Catholic Church. In addition to being a religious leader, Ratzinger was an influential figure culturally and politically, and it is from a political perspective that this article tries to draw a brief portrait.
With all due respect to U.S. universities and their Italian imitations, only a model of education and assessment focused on the human and cultural growth of the student is capable of grasping and enhancing the enormous complexity of the human mind and its modes of learning.
One week after the vote, although - between recounts and appeals - some minor surprises we may still have, the scenario is sufficiently defined to paint a picture of the winners and losers in the recently concluded election round.
While I dismiss Calenda's proposal as a boutade, I disagree with the ease with which his detractors have dismissed it without appeal on the sole basis of mismatch with labor market needs.
There is a recent but strongly entrenched prejudice in Western countries: wickedness would be an inherently masculine peculiarity and would constitute the founding core of what in feminist circles is called toxic masculinity.
The stop, at least temporary, to ius scholae is a good thing, but secondary; the real battle is to save the public school, or what remains of it, from the clutches of those who are turning it into the rainbow, politically correct version of the Balilla National Opera.
It is time to counter LGBT intolerance with genuine cultural and civic resistance in the name of freedom of expression and conscience, without fear and without trying to please those who would have us subjugated and silent.
Neither with Putin nor with gay pride. The Italian conservatives' embarrassment regarding the Ukrainian war
It is necessary to divest oneself of the ideological or, if one prefers, value-based interpretation, and analyze the conflict as a clash between the power policies of two opposing blocs, with different interests that are difficult to reconcile.