Trump’s Potential Conflicts Have a Precedent: Berlusconi’s Italy Mr. Berlusconi resigned all his executive positions and directorships and pledged to have no day-to-day involvement in running the businesses. But he did not divest — he retained majority ownership and installed his adult offspring in oversight positions ... 12/2/2016 - 6:18 am | View Link
Berlusconi 'may run again' after referendum The elderly tycoon, who had open-heart surgery to replace a faulty aortic valve in June and who has been convicted of tax evasion, blamed his heart condition on "indignation" over his long-running problems with the law. "I've on trial 73 times in 22 years ... 11/27/2016 - 10:14 pm | View Link
America has elected its own Berlusconi. Now it’s about to repeat Italy’s biggest mistake But the omnipresent attacks, especially when personal, did not help his opponents in the way they thought. Instead, the running criticism gave him 24/7 visibility (as Trump himself knows, and has said, any publicity is good publicity), and even more ... 11/25/2016 - 2:28 am | View Link
Berlusconi wants to retain powers after selling AC Milan Berlusconi also wants longtime club vice president Adriano Galliani to stay on at Milan, even though Galliani has indicated he would be interested in running for Serie A president. "I really hope there's space for him," Berlusconi said. "I'm going to make ... 11/20/2016 - 10:39 pm | View Link
Berlusconi To Discover His Fate In Long Running Sex and Corruption case Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will learn today if he will go to prison as his long-running sex and corruption trial in Milan involving an alleged Moroccan prostitute, Karima El-Mahroug, comes to a close. A verdict from the three female ... 06/23/2013 - 11:13 pm | View Link
Silvio Berlusconi Silvio Berlusconi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈsilvjo berluˈskoːni] ; born 29 September 1936) is an Italian media tycoon and politician who served as Prime Minister ... 11/30/2016 - 1:50 am | View Website
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Licio Gelli Licio Gelli (Italian pronunciation: [ˈlitʃo ˈdʒɛlli]; April 21, 1919 – December 15, 2015) was an Italian financier, chiefly known for his role in the Banco ... 11/27/2016 - 10:53 pm | View Website
Gates of Vienna After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message: It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address: 11/26/2016 - 1:36 pm | View Website
Berlusconi Seen Poised for Comeback to Help Renzi After ... Silvio Berlusconi may try to stage yet another comeback to prop up a weakened Matteo Renzi if the Italian prime minister loses a referendum on ... 11/4/2016 - 4:11 am | View Website
We still don't have any sort of apology or retraction from the Washington Post for promoting "The List" -- the highly dangerous blacklist that got a huge boost from the newspaper's fawning coverage on November 24. The project of smearing 200 websites with one broad brush wouldn't have gotten far without the avid complicity of high-profile media outlets, starting with the Post.
On Thursday -- a week after the Post published its front-page news article hyping the blacklist that was put out by a group of unidentified people called PropOrNot -- I sent a petition statement to the newspaper's executive editor Martin Baron.
"Smearing is not reporting," the RootsAction petition says.
Moving anywhere is hard. Moving halfway across the world, well that's harder if only because everything familiar is missing. I've done both kinds of moving, several times, and it never ceases to amaze me how difficult it is to uproot ourselves--no matter the excitement and commitment we have to the process.