“Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them”. This is how “Children know” begins, with the lines from Saint-Exupery’s The Little Prince. The documentary by Walter Veltroni was presented in New York on Wednesday June 3rd at NYU’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò.
A vibrant tricolor FIAT 500, with a bold i-Italy sign speeds through the streets of Manhattan under a light rain, causing surprise and curiosity amongst onlookers, and reminds the many Italians in the city of the Festa della Repubblica, which was celebrated once more at the Italian Consulate General in New York.
Senator Stefano Pedica posted on his Facebook page a list of the 100 Italian members of the Parliament who have been in office for the longest time. The politicians in the list, as Pedica stated, “have witnessed the growth of Italy’s public debt to EUR 2,000 billion.” A signature gathering to limit the eligibility of MPs after 3 terms of being in service was announced yesterday.