Covid-19 and the world economy, part 4: Italy / South Africa. Academy of Ideas online event on 1 July 2020, 20.00-21.30 CEST, with my introduction on Italy

You can register for this event and participate on Zoom using the following link: Covid-19 and the world economy, part 4: Italy / South Africa The event if free but you are encouraged to make a contribution to the Academy of Ideas for your participation here: Support the Academy of Ideas This is the outline … Continue reading

‘The people are leading Italy out of lockdown.’ My article on how some brave Italians are helping the country escape from #Covid-19 lockdown. Published by @spikedonline

This article was published on 21 May 2020 and can be read by clicking on the link below: The people are leading Italy out of lockdown I welcome any comments. The text of the article is also below: The people are leading Italy out of lockdown Public pressure has forced the government to open up … Continue reading

Italy’s easing of #Covid-19 lockdown and economic crisis. Former Australian Ambassador to Italy & government minister Amanda Vanstone interviewed me on ABC Radio National programme Counterpoint.

This interview was first broadcast on 11 May 2020 at 4,05 pm Sydney time. The interview with me lasted 12 minutes and is 14 minutes into the programme. You can access the programme by clicking on the link below: Counterpoint It is also possible to download a podcast of the programme if you search for … Continue reading

‘Podcast of Ideas: the lockdown lifts in Europe?’ My remarks on responses to #Covid-19 as lockdown is eased in #Italy plus comments on Germany & Belgium.

This podcast was recorded on 30 April 2020 and was broadcast on 1 May 2020. It can be listened to by clicking on a link to the website below: Podcast of Ideas: the lockdown lifts in Europe? It can also be listened to by clicking play on the file below: You can download the Academy … Continue reading

‘Life inside the Italian lockdown.’ My article on how #Italy’s response to #coronavirus (#Covid-19) risks social & economic implosion. Published by @spikedonline

This article was published during the evening of 11 March 2020. It can be read by clicking on the link below: Life inside the Italian lockdown I welcome any comments or questions on this serious situation. As I predicted in this article, after it was published this evening Italy’s government extended the shutdown to all … Continue reading

London business newspaper City A.M. @CityAM published my contribution to ‘DEBATE: With Italy now in recession, is the nation facing an economic crisis?’

On 1 February 2019, CityA.M. published my comments in its newspaper and on its website about whether Italy is currently facing an economic crisis. These can be read by clicking on the link below and I welcome any comments: DEBATE: With Italy now in recession, is the nation facing an economic crisis?

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