Columns

September 7, 2021

Is there a vaccine to face the “virus” that generates cynicism, unbridled ambition and corruption in our societies? (article in Spanish)

Columnista: Roberto Di Meglio   Desde muchos meses discusiones, análisis, reflexiones y debates sobre las vacunas para el COVID-19 son parte de la vida cotidiana de todos nosotros. Sin embargo, de otro “virus”, – invisible en el microscopio – que […]
August 11, 2021

Agreements are good, but then they must be put into practice

Columnist: Roberto Di Meglio   The document approved at the G20 for the Environment, celebrated in Naples in July 2021, formally reaffirms the commitments of the Paris Agreement. Unfortunately, the goals of halving emissions by 2030 and phasing out the […]
June 25, 2021

The consolation of numbers in times of COVID-19: the Italian case

Columnist: Roberto Di Meglio   The master’s class given by Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, professor of economic geography at LSE, on occasion of the 5th World Forum on Local Economic Development (June 2021), highlighted some aspects of the crisis generated by Covid-19 [1]. […]
May 21, 2021

Solidarity in times of COVID-19: a time lacking in happiness, but full of anxiety

Columnist: Roberto Di Meglio   On April 4, 2020, the British Financial Times, the world’s leading business daily not exactly known for its progressive publications, released an editorial that deserves attention. It read as follows: “Radical reforms will have to […]
March 24, 2021

Social innovation in times of COVID-19: a time lacking in desires, yet full of frustrations

Columnist: Roberto Di Meglio   The crisis generated by COVID-19 and its tragic consequences have placed the social dimension in the spotlight of public debate, focusing on the collective needs in the search of new paradigms of development. These needs […]