Italy: Are We Free?

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According to the NGO Freedom House reports for 2013 my country is considered “free” as  stated in the general report with an important difference with the press-related report where is stated “partly  free”.

In the general report there is a very important note:

Italy’s political rights rating declined from 1 to 2 due to continued, widespread grand and petty corruption, especially in the south.” (citation)

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A celebration for the long shadows

Three men. Three legends. A day to speak about the immense power of imagination and a little post to pay homage to countless authors, film makers and artist that gave me something with their talents in the last three decades.

I’m talking about Peter Cushing (born May, 26 1913), Vincent Price (born May 27, 1911) and Christoper Lee (born May 27, 1922). If do not know who this gentlemen are please abandon this blog and never come back, thank you.


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