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A Day about Italians Should Be Called Just That

By John M. Viola, President, National Italian American Foundation For the past few years, as summer fades into autumn and October approaches, I’m inevitably inundated with calls from media to talk about the great elephant in the Italian American room: Columbus … Continue reading

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Crossing the Atlantic by Ship or by Plane By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com During the post-war era, from 1950 to 1969, every major European country had a fleet of ships positioned in the North Atlantic in order to carry millions of … Continue reading

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The Population Growth of Italy By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com Last week China ended the “One-Child” policy put in place in 1970’s to ensure that the fruits of economic growth were not going to be devoured by the out-of-control population explosion.   … Continue reading

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“Memories of the Past” By Rosario Mariani, http://www.europebychoice.com   As a small boy in the 1950’s, I remember passing by a shop in the piazza of my small town in Abruzzo and seeing the Rappresentante (“representative”) sign.  Obviously, I had no … Continue reading

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Save Columbus Day!

By John. M Viola As many of you are already aware, Tuesday marked a disappointing day for the Italian American community around the nation and most specifically in Seattle, Wash., because the City Council of Seattle voted unanimously to declare the … Continue reading

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