The Great Debate

Italy pays its people to go on vacation

September 3, 2010

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The following article by Silvia Marchetti first appeared in GlobalPost.

ROME, Italy — “Exploit your holidays to discover your unique, magical Italy,” intones Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in a new TV ad encouraging Italians to vacation at home this year.

How the bailout feeds bloated banker pay

August 13, 2009

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