Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tag: Italy

Italian government bans large cruise ships from entering Venice lagoon

Venice will no longer allow large cruise ships from entering the Basin of San Marco, the Canal of San Marco and the Giudecca Canal.

How austerity and anti-immigrant politics left Italy exposed

Austerity and an anti-immigrant blockade left Italy with an older population and underfunded health care. Could the same happen here?

Roman chef feeds the homeless in a lifelong mission to help...

Dino Impagilazzo's mission is now made up of 300 volunteers who cook and serve hot meals near train stations and in St. Peter's Square to help feed the growing number of homeless people in Rome.

Italian mayor blames Venice flooding on climate change

Venice saw the highest tide in 50 years on Tuesday night threatening many monuments throughout the historic city putting it in a...

Italy’s public schools add mandatory climate crisis courses to curriculum

This move puts Italy at the forefront of environmental education.

Amid tensions, Italians set to go to the polls

The national election scheduled for March 4 could see a breakthrough moment for the country’s new right, but fear and anger are building up.

VIDEO: Artist Emily Jacir Brings the Palestinian Experience to the Venice...

As the most prestigious international biennial art exhibition in the world takes place in Italy, Democracy Now speaks with one of the most celebrated Palestinian artists, Emily Jacir, who joins the Venice Biennale.

VIDEO: Art and Protests at the Venice Biennale Highlight Labor Conditions,...

Democracy Now is broadcasting from the Venice Biennale, the oldest and most prestigious international art exhibition, where this year's theme, "All the World’s Futures," has not been without controversy.

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So I want you to commit today: Double your efforts in the struggles you are involved in. Join that campaign you’ve been thinking about joining. Show that real solidarity.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time. 

God on his Side? Doug Mastriano’s rise in Pennsylvania’s GOP gubernatorial primary

Another extreme wing of the Republican Party is emerging, and it’s not all Trump.