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Pilgrims see only the good in Mussolini

Apr 8, 2013

Pilgrims see only the good in Mussolini

Behind the counter, amid the Mussolini clocks, swastika badges, fascist recipe books and busts of Hitler, Benizzi Ferrini has hung a T-shirt featuring the face of Paolo Di Canio. “When Paolo gave his salute on the pitch it was a gesture from the heart, ...

Lackluster Bersani fuels fears of Berlusconi's return

/ Feb 21, 2013

Lackluster Bersani fuels fears of Berlusconi's return

When Silvio Berlusconi put his foot in his mouth yet again last week, claiming that kickbacks are a normal part of doing business abroad, Italy waited for a crushing rebuke from his main opponent in this month’s election. But Pier Luigi Bersani is not ...