Italy moves towards Marijuana legalisation

italian senateItalian politicians have this week taken significant steps towards the legalisation of marijuana after members of government across the political spectrum voted in support of a bill that would legalise possession across the country. Continue reading “Italy moves towards Marijuana legalisation”

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Will embracing the English language be the next big step for Italian academics?

Students at a university lecture in Milan, Italy.
Students at a university lecture in Milan, Italy.

Italy’s future lies in the hands of all those who decide to dedicate their studies towards something which could help the country step up and be noticed internationally – be it the construction of a state-of-the-art building through advanced technology, the solution to a long unsolved disease thanks to the hard work and research of poised experts, or any other talent many could go unsung for, if the right conditions for prosperity and recognition fail to exist. Continue reading “Will embracing the English language be the next big step for Italian academics?”

Sergio vs the mob: Tackling Italy’s culture of organised crime

Crowds celebrate the capture of Italian gang boss Michele Zagaria in 2011.
Crowds celebrate the capture of Italian gang boss Michele Zagaria in 2011.

The fight against illegal organizations has always been paramount for every country, yet they still exist and operate within society. Should all political institutions and authorities have been poised to annihilating such organizations, then the fight would have already been over. Their presence somehow goes unheeded and their actions continue to perpetrate, sometimes even in broad daylight for everyone to see. Continue reading “Sergio vs the mob: Tackling Italy’s culture of organised crime”

From Nigeria to Italy: Europe’s unseen sex trade and the hidden humanitarian crisis

Image by Afrikaspot.com
Image by Afrikaspot.com

Immigration in Italy, among other problems, is a very concerning issue which needs to be tackled at the source. It poses life-threatening situations for those who embark on an unknown journey. For many immigrants this is sadly the case. Continue reading “From Nigeria to Italy: Europe’s unseen sex trade and the hidden humanitarian crisis”