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Ellis Island: conoscere il passato, capire il presente, pensare al futuro

(01 10 2014) Alessandro Milone

Era uno dei siti di NY che non volevo perdere. Da appassionato di storia, italiana ed americana, il museo di Ellis Island , intreccia perfettamente entrambe.

A Day, or so, in the Life of Jerry Krase, De Blasio Campaign Volunteer

(24 11 2013) Jerry Krase

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn began Ivan’s bitterly cold and dark day as a forced laborer in a Gulag camp; mine began a bit more leisurely on a brilliantly warm and sunny Tuesday...

Anti-Italian Bias: Surreal or Not Surreal, That is the Question

(27 01 2011) Jerry Krase

When they are covered in the media, Italians and Italian Americans are usually the butts of their own jokes and for some of us this is not a laughing matter. Fighting back is like...

Guidos and Negros

(14 01 2010) Jerry Krase

The Italian and Italian American traditions share many common practices, the most important of which for the case at hand is the knack for rhetorical and other displays. It is the...

Why Vote. Italian Elections Through a half-Italian/American’s Eyes

(05 04 2008) Jerry Krase

Why it is important for Italians in America as well as Italian-Americans to vote in the Italian elections. What Italy can do for them and those who are not even Italian.

Should We Celebrate Columbus Day? And Why?

(07 10 2007) Fred Gardaphe

Columbus, like many figures of history, has outlived his usefulness for all Americans, but for Italian Americans he continues to represent the struggle their immigrant forbearers...

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