Judges in Zagreb have sentenced him to five months in prison for calling the former Yugoslavian intellectuals who stir up racial hatred “Taliban”. But Predrag Matvejevic, the critical conscience of a borderless Europe, will not stop. In this interview, he relaunches his battle against what he calls “democratures” or caricatures of democracy
A new version of Business Week’s traditional Global 1000 classification. Beginning from the assumption that the main companies quoted are representative of the national listings, are able to attract capital and can influence the performance of the market to which they belong, the results…
The voluntary work and non-profit sectors can also facilitate exchanges among European countries. Italy and Poland, for example, have developed a shared project to resolve a reciprocal emergency: the lack of paramedical staff. For this is another way to give life to a European social model, a multicultural historical context and a shared tradition of participation in public and economic life
It was the first Italian company to manufacture ceramic valve mono mixer taps. It went on to invent the mixer tap with a concealed cartridge. Having become the top national company, it began to attack foreign markets. As Carlo Zucchetti, chairman of the eponymous Novarabased company explains in this exclusive interview, “these days over 50% of turnover comes from abroad”.
Voluntary service is on the increase. Active civil society is growing. The link with Europe, which is also cultural, seems complete. From the end of the Communist regime until today, the Czech Republic has undergone significant changes, as stated by the Civil Society Index.