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The possibility that the efforts of the UK to leave the European Union (“Brexit”) could be undermined by their unelected upper Chamber (the House of Lords) is indicative of the problems of the European Union itself. The power wielded by the unelected British Lords perhaps reflects the power of the mostly unelected (directly) “Eurocrats” that… » read more

Posted by Alessio Pisanò

From the twelfth to fourteenth centuries, the Guelphs and Ghibellines, two opposing factions supporting the Pope and the Holy Roman Empire, struggled for power in Italy, which was not yet a unified state. Thousands of dead littered the ground after these fratricidal battles. Today that spirit is still alive throughout Italy. The heavy defeat suffered… » read more

Posted by Alessio Pisanò