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This reminds me so much of Groucho Marx: “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book”…  :-)

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This reminds me so much of Groucho Marx: “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book”…  :-)

Thanks to Pinochet every single Chilean family in Chile was given the opportunity to own a car and a TV…

In this video, Marco Travaglio explains the setting of the fake-concrete business in Italy: names of defendants under trial, involved companies, helping hands, Mafia connections, political destinies of involved politicians (usually brilliant - some are now MPs, some became members in Regional Public Boards, some were sent to the EU Parliament…).

Marco Travaglio - to whom the German Association of Journalists awarded in 2009 its yearly prize for Freedom of the Press, describing him as a “brave and critical colleague […] exposing continually the attempts of Italian politicians, especially Silvio Berlusconi, to influence the media to their advantage and to negate critical reports” - speaks in Italian, but you should absolutely try to read some of his investigative reports, to have a real idea of what’s going on in Italy.

A heap of rubbish is all that’s left of the four storey high University Student Hostel in via Guido Rossi in L’Aquila, destroyed by the earthquake of April 06, 2009.

A heap of rubbish is all that’s left of the four storey high University Student Hostel in via Guido Rossi in L’Aquila, destroyed by the earthquake of April 06, 2009.