Will Congressional Term Limits Help End Political Gridlock? – By William Medici

October 4, 2016 By William Medici   Will Congressional Term Limits Help End Political Gridlock?   Darwin’s theory of evolution has been debated ad nauseam for over a century, and because it is rooted in scientific analysis, evolution has been universally accepted as fact. When the founding fathers established the framework of our country and separated church… Read More →

Italy’s Economy Falls by .5% over the last 15 Years – Why This Should Scare You – By William Medici

September 14, 2016 By William Medici   Luca Paolazzi, Chief Economist for Confidustria, the Italian industrial confederation, has reported what most of us already knew, that between 2000 and 2015 the Italian economy remained stagnant. It actually fell .5%, a significant number compared to other European nations. In the same period, France’s GDP grew by 18.5%, Germany’s… Read More →

Italy’s teetering banks will be Europe’s next crisis

July 9, 2016 By The Economist   Investors around the world are extraordinarily nervous. Yields on ten-year Treasuries fell to their lowest-ever level this week; buyers of 50-year Swiss government bonds are prepared to accept a negative yield. Some of the disquiet stems from Britain’s decision to hurl itself into the unknown. The pound, which hit a… Read More →

Ambasciatore Usa: il «no» passo indietro. Di Maio duro (con gaffe)

«L’Italia `e un paese di G7 e un partner fondamentale all’interno dell’economia globale,`e nel nostro interesse di influenzare questi affari». William Medici.   John R. Phillips, U.S. Ambassador to Italy   September 13, 2016 By Il Sole 24 Ore   Se al referendum sulla riforma della Costituzione vincessero i “No” l’Italia farebbe «un grosso passo indietro». Lo… Read More →

Symposium shows Italy in the White House

  A symposium in the US capital on Tuesday highlighted the many influences Italy has had on the White House through the centuries, from Cicero’s ideal of the gentleman politician to the concept of equality espoused by Filippo Mazzei, which influenced Thomas Jefferson in guiding the nation’s founding principles.   The symposium “Italy in the White House:… Read More →

America’s Vulnerabilities Remain During The “Peaceful” Transition of Power – By William Medici

November 9, 2016 By William Medici   It has been argued that America is at its most vulnerable during the transition of executive power from the incumbent to the president-elect. The uncertainty begins the day after the election and runs for more than 70 days up until the day of the inauguration which is typically scheduled for… Read More →