Thoughts for May 1st – Labour Day

The first article of our Constitution says: “Italy is a democratic republic based on work”. The unilateral suspension of work is, therefore, an arbitrary, unconstitutional act (among other things, it has not been approved by Parliament). It has never happened, not even in the worst dictatorships. Many small companies will have to close, or accept … Read more Thoughts for May 1st – Labour Day

Naked German doctors

  German family doctors are making an unusual protest: they are posing naked to report the shortage of PPE (protective clothing and equipment). Why naked? 1) The original meaning of the word (from the Greek gymnós) was “without weapons”, so is gymnastics and so were Spartan gymnopediai (war dance performed by youths). The … Read more Naked German doctors