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To the dignity of Greek musicians

Translated by Daria Evangelista The National Symphony Orchestra of Greece ceases its activity. On the internet we can see the video of its last concert. The musicians are crying. In those tears, a mixture of dignity and despair, I read the word "END" for the greatest country of culture, I read the total failure of the European Union. To shut down a full orchestra means to destroy an important part of the cu ...

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The Northern Lights Season

Northern Lights Season is Starting. In these days the lovers of this wonderful phenomenon can't help but renting a glass igloo in Finland to sleep under the Northern Lights. Aurora season has been in high gear for nearly a month in Abisko, and it looks as though this year could be something very special. We are entering the peak of the solar maximum, and if history is any indicator we should see a marked in ...

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George Bernard Shaw. Le mele e le idee…

Se tu hai una mela, e io ho una mela, e ce le scambiamo, allora tu ed io abbiamo sempre una mela per uno. Ma se tu hai un'idea, ed io ho un'idea, e ce le scambiamo, allora abbiamo entrambi due idee. (If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have t ...

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A testimony from Greece

«My name is Gerry, I am 36 years old and I live in Corfu, in Greece. Here in our country the situation is critical: now we can't do the lifestyle of few years ago by austerity measures, the unemployment has been above 20% and is increasing the number of homeless. The middle class no longer exists, there are only the super rich tax evaders with offshore accounts and the lower class that strives to pay additi ...

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