Living the Dream

The author in 1975

10 Problems With Having Immigrant Parents

I’m a middle-class child of immigrants. I’m told we were poor when my parents ...

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Cardinal Peter Turkson

Praying for a Black Pope

Let us pray that the next pope is a black man. Better still, let it be a black African bor...


Silvio Berlusconi

Il Ritorno del Magnifico?

I never used to believe in miracles before I came to live in Italy, but last week I witnes...

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Women, Work, and Freedom

Willingly or not, women play a starring role in the death of the West.  Women in Europe ...

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A Sex Tourist Swallows the Red Pill

Over a decade ago a young, clumsy college graduate named Roosh started DC Bachelor, a blog...

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Gerard Depardieu

Becoming a Fiscal Ghost

I admire the great French actor Gérard Depardieu. Not only does he annoy the French lef...

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Losing My Dream House to the Apocalypse

If it were not for the Apocalypse which is due any day now I would be the owner at last of...

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Alessandro Sallusti

Criminal Libel in the Spaghetti Republic

Ah, Italia! Such a great place to get your head around great art and great women, but such...

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Two Sweeps Over the Limit

About a year ago an Italian judge ordered me, as a condemned criminal, to perform 166 hour...

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When Italians Weren”€™t Cowards

The Remembrance Day commemorations in honor of the war dead always prompt even me to think...


Italy’s Rotten Judges

Day after day, Italian newspapers pullulate with deeply disturbing examples of the antics ...

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The Sinking of Captain Coward

Francesco Schettino, the 52-year-old captain of the cruise liner Costa Concordia, began hi...

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Eric Hobsbawm

Hobsbawm’s Choice

They played "€œThe Internationale"€ at Wednesday's funeral of Eric Hobsbawm, Britain'...

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Toga! Toga! Toga!

In Italy"€”which is the next eurozone domino to fall after Spain, Greece, and Portugal"...