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The Barilla Controversy: Family, Pasta, and 'Politics'

(26 09 2013) Bianca Sorminis

Apparently homophobic remarks of Guido Barilla, the chairman of the famous Italian pasta company, spurred a controversy that is cultural and political as well as commercial.

Blame it on Columbus

(13 10 2010) Jerry Krase

This year's reflection on the Columbus Day Parade in New York City has become much more problematic as at least one of the Italian American characters who was proudly marching in...

Beware the Boomerang

(09 07 2009) George De Stefano

Italian activists confront racism and homophobia

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