With two new adaptations of the classic Italian tale, it’s time to return to the source: a very unusual and dark novel.
A new novel about the rise of fascism, written from Il Duce’s perspective, has lessons for our fragile political system.
It was canceled 80 years ago due to anti-Semitic laws. Now, it’s finally going mainstream—but so is the fascist ideology that blocked it in the first place.
It’s not about the Church’s relationship with Jews. It’s about the culture war inside the Church.
How will they square their religious obligations with their political desires as the U.S. president visits the Vatican?
In Italy, some want the category recognized by the government. Others say it’s totally meaningless.
In Europe, a reproductive rights issue yields an unlikely partnership.
The Italian philosopher Julius Evola is an unlikely hero for defenders of the “Judeo-Christian West.”
The commons outside of Cortina D’Ampezzo are governed by a medieval property-rights system that has almost completely disappeared from the rest of Europe.