The Return of Al Gore

The Return of Al Gore

March 6, 2013 in Economy

On the recommendation of a friend, I read Al Gore’s new book, The Future. The book revisits many of the contributions Gore made to public debate in the United States,...

Cultural primaries: the beauty of participating

Cultural primaries: the beauty of participating

January 25, 2013 in Philosophy

A group of young people have come up with an admirable initiative, which has been adopted by FAI (the Italian Environmental Fund): the cultural primaries.

The primaries, a reflection on age

The primaries, a reflection on age

December 14, 2012 in Philosophy

The political context in Italy is constantly changing and today the recent primaries of one of Italy’s two main political blocs seem just a distant memory. However, they generated much...

Obama, Reagan and the merits of long term horizons

Obama, Reagan and the merits of long term horizons

October 19, 2012 in Economy

Surprisingly an article in Newsweek compares Barack Obama to Ronald Reagan...

Hadia Tajik: Merit beats Prejudice in Norway

Hadia Tajik: Merit beats Prejudice in Norway

October 15, 2012 in Philosophy

Northern European countries are often perceived as examples of modernity and dynamism. For example, Norway has recently communicated that from 2015 the production and commercialization of fossil fuel powered cars...

Who has the oldest ruling class in Europe? Italy - The Alessandro Benetton blog

Who has the oldest ruling class in Europe? Italy

June 27, 2012 in Economy

I was invited to LUISS University to meet the students, which, as always happens on these occasions, turned out to be highly stimulating.

Unhate. Now more than ever - The Alessandro Benetton blog

UNHATE. Now more than ever

February 8, 2012 in Philosophy

Flicking through one of the last issues of 2011 of the American weekly Time, I found this picture. Does it remind you of anything?

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