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"TQ" and Italian Indignados
  • MicheleDantiniMicheleDantini October 2011 +1 -1 (+1 / -0 )
    I'm pleased to introduce "TQ" to this forum (http://www.generazionetq.org/). "TQ" is the italian Indignados mouvement: "TQ" stands for "thirty|fourty generation" and refers to dramatic generational gaps younger people is asked to face in Italy after the financial crisis and welfare collapse. Mostly composed by writers, essayists, critics and university professors, TQ started its activities in april and received an impressive attention by national media during spring and summer. TQ aims to reassess the necessity of fairness and transparence in both politics, culture and information while strongly opposing Mr. Silvio Berlusconi populist and totally unresponsible government. Its values are civil care, communitarianism, truthfulness. TQ is producing Manifestos about ethical, political and institutional issues, hosts research groups and sponsors free lectures as a free university. It's going to produce practical actions in the next weeks.

    Manifesto politico (English Version): http://www.generazionetq.org/other-languages/tq1-politica-en/
  • Pacific_State November 2011 +1 -1
    Sounds pretty awesome. Is it related to the Spaniard movement?
  • gavemehope November 2011 +1 -1 (+1 / -0 )
    The relationship between income levels and education. Can't go wrong talking about things like that thanks you for your work and for posting this, please keep educating and working. I think awareness is much of the battle alone.
  • MicheleDantiniMicheleDantini November 2011 +1 -1 (+1 / -0 )
    @Pacific_State: not in a strict sense, but for the political sensibility and the agenda

    @gavemehope: Tq strongly believes permanent education and fairness in cultural|discoursive practices strongly fosters democracy, tolerance, citizenship. That's why we created groups aimed to monitor media, politics, university, schools, political parties so to strengthen public control on public sphere. Please have a look of TQ leading articles dedicated to the italian crisis atthe end of Mr. Berlusconi era and the shifting decline of italian democracy (we argue both against populism and the supremacy of economy).

    http://www.generazionetq.org/2011/10/03/tq-e-l’autunno-italiano-ddv-trichet-draghi-e-il-triste-caso-di-silvio-b/

    http://www.generazionetq.org/2011/11/02/autunno-italiano-2-ombre-nel-backstage-attorno-al-pd/


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