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Malati di nanismo| Italy’s Accordion Industry: Tiny and Thriving

Pubblico l’intervista che mi è stata fatta da Christopher Livesay per la National Public Radio statunitense. Si parla di fisarmoniche, sviluppo, occupazione e nanismo economico. Potete ascoltarla cliccando qui.

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The Labyrinth of Precarity

labyrinth.jpgThey say life in the castle is a smug one. A steady job, a free and dignified existence. They also say once you’re hired in the castle you can make your way up through the years and that it’s not so easy to be fired. Just think, the best-seller among the castle’s inhabitants right now is: “Goodmorning Laziness. How to survive in a company working the least possible amount”.

They also say its merit goes to a miraculous legal device, now elevated to mythical heights: the 18th Article. A strange contraption, which strong of its solid legal tradition, has no equals in the other castles, and after the epic battles of recent years, has now become a true national symbol.

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