New Italian Community Pushes Back On Renaming Of Columbus DayMay 23, 2018 | 12:49PM0 Comments

A number of members from such groups as the Italian American Club and the Sons of Italy pleaded with the City Council Tuesday night, asking them to urge the School Committee to reconsider renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. The School Committee voted in January to change the name of the holiday on the second Monday in October in its school calendar because they felt Columbus wasn’t worthy of being honored.

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A number of members from such groups as the Italian American Club and the Sons of Italy pleaded with the City Council Tuesday night, asking them to urge the School Committee to reconsider renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. The School Committee voted in January to change the name of the holiday on the second Monday in October in its school calendar because they felt Columbus wasn’t worthy of being honored.

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Asian shares track Wall Street rebound, as Italy fears fade Source: AP

Asian shares rose Thursday after U.S. stocks recovered most of their sharp losses from a day earlier as jitters over Italy’s political situation subsided. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index gained 0.8 percent to 22,201.82 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index jumped 1.1 percent to 30,385.50.

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Italian turmoil hits global markets, sending stocks plunging

Stocks fell in Asia on Wednesday after turbulent sessions in the U.S. and Europe as Italy ‘s political predicament stoked fears of instability in the euro bloc. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock index dropped 1.5 percent to 22,013.86.

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Italy’s version of the deep state folds as populist government sworn in

When Italy’s voters handed a majority to two populist, anti-euro parties almost 3 months ago, the political establishment as aghast as America’s establishment was on November 9, 2016. An outsider unbound by – even contemptuous – of the norms that …

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Aftereffects of Eurozone Crisis Plague Europe’s South

This week’s high-profile political crises in Spain and Italy are making plain the social and economic scars Southern Europe bears almost a decade after the eurozone crisis, destabilizing traditional alliances and feeding political discontent.

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