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 😦

Notes From An Emergency

And please regulate, regulate, regulate this industry, while you can.
Maciej Cegłowski

Nicola D’Agostino linked to me to the text version of Maciej Ceglowski talk given on May 10, 2017, at the re:publica conference in Berlin.

Worth every second the time you’ll need to read this … especially if, like me, you live in Europe, and then share it everywhere you can!