Category Archives: Politics

Italy’s threat to future of Europe – European Voice

European Voice today on its front page  PDF “Fresh challenge to Italy on foreign lecturers pay” or  Link to European Voice article On page six the editorial is PDF   “Italy’s disrespect for rule of law hurts all of EU | … Continue reading

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Edward McMillan-Scott MEP 30 years discrimination in Italian Universities – the future of Europe

Edward McMillan-Scott: Press Conference video link to European Parliament , Brussels 11.30 on 29 May 2013 Our thanks to Vice-President Mr Edward McMillan-Scott MEP for organizing this press conference, his speech along with my own and John Young’s will be … Continue reading

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Sicilian rector seeks opinion from Education Minister Carozza on Italian “race law”

Catania Today, reports (http://tinyurl.com/ctd8vdl  – legge discriminatoria e anticostituzionale )  that the recently elected Magnificent Rector of the University of Catania, Giacomo Pignataro, an economist, who holds a PhD from the University of York has written to the Minister an for Higher Education … Continue reading

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David Lidington, The Times, Italy’s discrimination breaches EU law and (is) wholly unacceptable

UK Minister for Europe, David Lidington, wrote to me expressing his extreme disappointment at developments reported in The Times, 2 April 2013 Pay cut in half for British lecturers in Italy and has called for the swift resumption of dialogue between ALLSI and the … Continue reading

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Edward McMillan-Scott – Gelmini reform further cements Italy’s discriminatory treatment – ‘race’ law

The Italian Insider reports 16 April 2013, Commission must punish Italy for lecturers’ race law – European Parliament Our thanks to British Member of the European Parliament, Edward McMillan-Scott for his intervention – the full text of his question to the European … Continue reading

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Mario Monti cuts the cash: a note on professori, raccomandazioni and circuses

A Happy New Year to all my readers and my warm thanks to David Lidington, British Minister for Europe and David Willetts British Minister of State for Universities and Science for their continued efforts in the field of education to create a … Continue reading

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Ue, l’Italia rischia procedura infrazione, La protesta del governo di Londra, David Cameron

Ue, l’Italia rischia procedura infrazione «Lettori di lingua inglese discriminati» Con la riforma Gelmini sono stati degradati a tecnici e lo stipendio dimezzato. La protesta del governo di Londra http://www.ilmessaggero.it/primopiano/cronaca/ue_italia_rischia_procedura_infrazione_lettori_di_lingua_inglese_discriminati/notizie/239289.shtml

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