99 years after the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire many people gathered for a moving commemoration and a series of educational events to inspire everyone to create a safer and better world.
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire ( March 25, 1911) was the largest industrial disaster in the history of New York, causing the death of 148 garment workers (Jewish and Italian women) who either died from the fire or jumped to their deaths. It was the worst workplace disaster in the City until September 11, 2001.
Journalist and novelist Douglas Grant Mine, a former correspondent for the AP who now lives in Italy with his family, tells the exhilarating, thought-provoking story of an American trying to get Italian citizenship... (First of two parts)
Her last name is Persian, her first name is Arabic. “Geographically, I am Moroccan, culturally I am Italian, and historically I am Francophone. I am an identity puzzle that is composed in a harmonious manner without any problems.”
The game “Rimbalza il clandestino” (Bounce the illegal immigrant) has been published on Italy's Northern League's Facebook page. Its aim is to mouse-click on boatloads of immigrants approaching the Italian coast and make them disappear. It has now been canceled by the portal’s administrators, but...
Extended interview with Gianfranco Norelli, writer and director of the documentary film "Bitter Bread" (Pane Amaro). The new version for American audiences will be screened on Thursday, June 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Center for the Performing Arts at LaGuardia Community College/CUNY in Queens
UN High Commissioner for Refugees warns that if Italian policy of towing migrant boats back to the Libyan coast continues, it will be in violation of international humanitarian laws. However, 65% of Italians approve the government’s bill and consider clandestin immigrants as criminals. But what about the catholics?
The Italian Right's comically frantic attempts to turn back the clock to a time when non-Italians hadn't polluted (or blessed) Italy's shores is guaranteed to fail (as are face-lifts, liposuction, and hair transplants).