Why is Italy poorer and underdeveloped than other European countries?

James AtkinsonResident and close observer of Italy since 2006” tries to tell us the reasons of this in a Quora thread →

As long as Italians continue to feel like subjects instead of citizens, the only thing on the menu is economic and political stagnation.

Is the cure, according to James … and I, born here more than forty years ago, have to nod and agree 😦

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2 thoughts on “Why is Italy poorer and underdeveloped than other European countries?

    1. Yes, the worst part is that we’re now accustomed to this situation and that it seems there’s nothing capable to move us – as a nation – to a “revolution” of any kind…

      Many many talented people simply leave for other places in Europe or the States and never come back…

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