Tag Archives: Modena

Trade union leader released after three days of protests across Italy

The national coordinator of the Si Cobas trade union was released on bail yesterday after his lawyer stated that the accusations against him are beginning to collapse. Aldo Milani, the head of Si Cobas was arrested on Friday during negotiations … Continue reading

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[en] Midnight flits. Chronicling summer activity in Milan, Modena and Forlì

Until this year, late summer newspapers were always filled with articles about burglaries. “Family returns from holiday and finds home emptied by thieves” was a typical headline. This year, though, it has been factories emptied, and those sneaking in during … Continue reading

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[en] Shock economy in post-earthquake Emilia

After the two big earthquakes that have hit Emilia over the past two weeks, local businesses have already begun to put the shock economy system in to practice. That is when people in charge of a company (or a state) take … Continue reading

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[en] Second quake hits Northern italy

17 dead, 350 injured and over 15,000 homeless: this is the toll of the second earthquake that hit the region of Emilia, in northern Italy, on May 29, at a magnitude of 5.8. Among the most heavily affected towns are … Continue reading

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