di Angelo Persichilli Il razzismo esiste e deve essere combattuto sotto qualsiasi forma si presenti. A volte però vi sono delle iniziative per combatterlo che ottengono l’effetto contrario, facendo cioè irritare anche persone che razziste non sono. In particolare, ho notato che alcune iniziative per proteggere la maggioranza dei mussulmani dalle stupide generalizzazioni sul terrorismo … Continue reading Predicano morale, ma lasciano a Putin il compito di fare piazza pulita
By ANGELO PERSICHILLI The Hill Times Dec. 15, 2016 TORONTO—Despite everything else going on, big news has been made about an Ontario Progressive Conservative backbencher promising his constituents a revisit on some social issues once in government. The news is, of course, that Conservatives have a hidden agenda to make abortion illegal again, reinstate capital punishment, … Continue reading The ‘Hidden agenda’?
By ANGELO PERSICHILLI The Hill Times Dec. 12, 2016 Is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a populist? I asked this question to a friend last week, the day Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi was forced to resign. I will come back to it, but first let me elaborate on the term “populism,” lately the most-used word in any … Continue reading Trudeau the populist?
By Angelo Persichilli (Toronto Star) Politics Tues., Dec. 6, 2016 The new Italian government needs time to reform the country’s electoral system and convince Italians that Europe is not that bad after all. https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2016/12/06/italy-needs-time-to-win-back-trust-of-voters.html
By ANGELO PERSICHILLI (The Hill Times) Dec. 5, 2016 The dispute between the CBC and the private broadcasters over the right to collect advertising looks like the fight between tired old dogs around a shrinking bone. Private broadcasters believe their revenue shrinks because of the CBC’s “unfair competition,” being publicly subsidized and, at the same … Continue reading Broadcasting, the less we watch, the more they want us to pay