adv

“After the Apocalypse. Hypothesis for a rebirth "(Edizioni La Vela). The book by the socialist senator Riccardo Nencini and the historian Franco Cardini was presented at the Sports Club at the Velodromo delle Cascine by the journalist of La Nazione Ilaria Ulivelli with the author Riccardo Nencini and the socialist metropolitan secretary, Maurizio Folli.

Will the aftermath be like the first? It is the question of the volume that opposes the two antithetical positions 'Nothing will be as before' and 'Everything will remain as before'. Two sentences made, clichés without meaning. Certainly what happened with the Coronavirus has taught many things, showing us vulnerable. A new microscopic creature was enough to confuse us.

adv

The history of pandemics tells a lot but doesn't say everything. 'Stay at home' was already said in the plague of 1630 in Florence. The pestilences of the past were the great levelers because they killed from the Prince to the poor but today it is not so given that on the contrary they widen social disparities. As it is useful to learn from the past, in the same way it is necessary to imagine new future scenarios.

ALWAYS STAY INFORMED, SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER