All posts tagged: dystopian future

A Book Review: 02.02.2020: La notte che uscimmo dall’Euro


When I started this blog I took the decision to keep it linked to the professional side of my life, whereas others areas of my interests (politics, broader topics) are something that I normally cover in other domains. However this book by Italian journalist Sergio Rizzo, deserves some attention. For the non Italian readers, Sergio Rizzo is editor at La Repubblica, and author of numerous books on the issues that Italy has been facing over the past years. He has never been soft or careful with politicians, but with this book he goes full steam against the danger of just letting things “happen”. In the book he tells the story of a dystopian future where the two current parties leading the Italian Government, perpetrate the so called “Plan B” and force the exit of Italy from Euro over a weekend. The results are a disaster for the economy, obviously, despite the warnings of many, especially one part of the government persists in the plan. It’s not a story of the “good” and the “bad”, all …