Here’s a statue that definitely doesn’t need to come down. For centuries, in a picturesque Tuscan town near the Mediterranean coast, legions of pilgrims came to venerate one of Christendom
There’s a lot of uncertainty right now, whether about the economy, the pandemic, or the general political situation. We have a president who lies and deflects, making the inevitable noise associ
Oh dear. One of the young women who attended Silvio Berlusconi’s “bunga bunga” parties told a court on Friday that she dressed up as a burlesque version of U.S. President Barack Obam
Berlusconi tried really, really hard, but I have to say that he’s still only the second most embarrassing Italian leader of the last 100 years.
I have a review of Vincent O’Hara’s Struggle for the Middle Sea up at ID.
From the “subplot excised from The Road for being too disturbing and creepy” file: Four people have been arrested in Peru on suspicion of killing dozens of people in order to sell their fa
In May 1915, Italy declared war on Austria-Hungary in an effort to detach and seize several mountain provinces, as well as Trieste and portions of the Adriatic Coast. Since the beginning of the war, I
This is probably the best NYT correction ever: Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated the number of girls younger than 18 who were allegedly invited to a villa by Prime Minister Silv