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[en] il manifesto lives, Pubblico closes, Liberazione is back: update on the Italian mediascape

Contrary to our report in December, the 40+ year history of il manifesto did not end abruptly early in 2013. On December 28, 2012, the Ministry of Development reached a last-minute agreement with a new cooperative. The deal allows this … Continue reading

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[en] Goodbye, il Manifesto

After four decades, the Communist newspaper Il Manifesto is closing. The news was rumored in February and confirmed in May; a final announcement was made on December 17, on the homepage of the newspaper. Founded in 1969 as a dissident … Continue reading

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[en] Occupy Liberazione

The policies of austerity are already taking their toll, and “Liberazione,” the official newspaper of the Italian Communist Party (PRC, now under the wider grouping “Federazione delle Sinistre,” Left-Wing Federation), might be an early victim. The newly formed government Monti … Continue reading

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[en] Occupy Rome. The Day After

After the Riots After the protests in Rome left 70 injured and millions of damages, the Italian movement questions its own strengths and limits. Several readings of the event have considered the unleash of violence as a “defeat” for the … Continue reading

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