What is the history of salon culture? How did the salon contribute to the formation of a European public sphere? In what ways did salons create new forms of community through culture and ideas?... read more
Despite economic hardship, Italy must not lose sight of its ambitions. Within a market environment, the only way to play is to aim for success.
After two decades of stagnation, serious politics and the will to pursue reforms has returned to Italy. But Mr. Monti cannot succeed without support from Brussels and his fellow countrymen.