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· August, 2012

Stories about Italy from August, 2012

Italy: Uncertain Future for Polluting Ilva Steel Plant – and its 12,000 Employees

Europe's biggest steel plant in Taranto, Italy, has been put under judicial seizure: the last chapter of a complex struggle involving high environmental risks and occupational issues. Along with street...

Russia: “The True Blasphemy” – Slavoj Žižek on Pussy Riot

Russian collective “Chto Delat? // What is to be done?” published an essay by Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek, who considers Pussy Riot “conceptual artists in the noblest sense of the...

Italy, Macedonia: Funny (and Inappropriate) Country Name Translation

Macedonian portal Press24 published [mk] a photo posted by a Facebook user who discovered that instead of Macedonia, a display with telephone country codes at Milan airport featured the words...

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