In Italy there’s no future! Those words worry me a lot. I think automatically of my daughter, Aida, of her future. The Italians leave Italy to seek their fortune elsewhere. But we immigrants come here for the same reason. And so? So what. Something doesn’t work. A country for tourists, not for workers. Giulia said, “Italy is like Monte Carlo.” I’m curious about this comparison. There are casinos in Monte Carlo, where you gamble. I wonder: isn’t immigration ultimately a form of gambling? Win everything or lose everything?
- April 23 2012 | - Read More →