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THE ITALIAN KODOKUSHI

THE ITALIAN KODOKUSHI

They live among us like ghosts. They die alone like stray dogs. In Japan they are called kodokushi: “lonely death”. In Italy this same phenomenon – people dying on their own at home and remaining undiscovered for a long period of time – happens regularly, but has

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LIBYA: THE FIGHT FOR OIL

LIBYA: THE FIGHT FOR OIL

Europe needs 18 million barrels of oil per day. An immense figure, but already significantly less than the almost 22 million barrels consumed daily in 2008, when the great financial crisis threw the entire world economy into panic[1]. Our continental production, which was 3.5 million barrels per

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