Musings on heroes, role models, and the Italian-American imaginative.
While the first African-American clinches the nomination for president, some Italian-Americans join in the Lee-Eastwood feud over racial prejudices in America. At the same time,...
Galas, banquet receptions, and award ceremonies are some of the most enduring Italian-American folk performances that reveal much about how group identity is created and...
Why it is important for Italians in America as well as Italian-Americans to vote in the Italian elections. What Italy can do for them and those who are not even Italian.
Casting stones while in glass houses seems to be a favorite pastime of politicians of all races, creeds, genders, and "diss"-abilities. Take for example, Spitzer and Ferraro, not...
After more than one month from the official kick-off of the US primary season, for the first time in many years there are not two clear Presidential candidates for November’s...
The problem with trying to distinguish fact from fiction and reality from simulation in American politics today is that there is no difference.
Some thoughts on why I chose to remain silent and why I now think it's worth a blog post, thanks to Anthony Tamburri.
Is Italy heading towards new elections and maybe, with the possible victory of Mr. Berlusconi, yet another round of government by telemarketing?
After all the histrionic fuss about how Ian Fisher and The New York Times made Italy look bad (faceva fare una mala figura all'Italia), Italy just did it all by itself (da sola).
Activist James Groppi (1930-1985) marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. and others in the struggle for freedom.
Why Rudy Giuliani can't rely on co-ethnicity to win. The limits of Machine Politics when it comes to Italian Americans as a potential voting bloc.