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  • 15th of october, Roma. The very day of Occupy the world.

    While "the world" demonstrate in every city the new face of a social movement without precedent, in Italy we assisted to an old, known scheme.

    Parties wanted all those people ready once again to take the streets to be their voters (not just young indignados against a way of life).

    Unions misunderstood the sense of the day and brought in the streets their usual claims against government (but occupy isn't against this or that government: is against a way to exercise power without listening to citizens, it's for the real, radical democratization of decision processes and economic).

    Young rebels just put their black clothes on and started destroying, without thinking about what was going happen next or what they expressed doing like this.

    No one, finally, tried to go over itself, no one tried to change, profiting of the global wave. We remained the old, ideological Italy. No fantasy, no new revolution. Just old complains, old disputes after the demonstration, old new media that don't understand at all what's happening in the streets.

    Hope the 2012 will give us Italians the ability to dream again
    the heart to free us from the past and look to the future
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