Wilson, Bissolati, Mussolini, 11 January 1919

On the evening of January 11, 1919, Tommaso Marinetti and some of his followers, lucky enough to get the invitation cards, manage to reach the stages of the Scala in Milan, where he expects the intervention of Leonida Bissolati, socialist reformist, exponent during the Great War of democratic interventionism. Bissolati, a few days before, left … read more

The “semana tràgica” of Buenos Aires, 7-14 January 1919

From 7 to 14 January 1919, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a devastating revolt took place, knownas Semana Tràgica, severely repressed, during which there was also a pogrom against Russian Jewish immigrants, accused of being Bolshevik agents. It all began with a strike at the Vesena metallurgical factory in Buenos Aires, a British-owned plant, where they … read more

The ambiguous agreement Weizmann Feisal, 3 January 1919

In London, on 3 January 1919, Chaim Weizmann, leader of the Zionist movement, and King Feisal of Hegiaz, a loyal ally of the British during World War I, signed an agreement on the policy to be implemented in the ex-Ottoman Palestine from a few months Under British control: in the next picture they are portrayed … read more

Mario Carli, Futurists and Arditi, 1 January 1919

Mario Carli, one of the most representative of Italian Futurism, founded the association between the Arditi d'italia in Rome. At this time the Futurist intellectual is still official of these assault departments, which had played an important role in the last stages of the Great War on the Italian front, not only as elite units … read more

Yellow vests, social question, democracy

The proletarization of the European bourgeoisie opens a new chapter of the social question, unsolved by the times of the triumph of bourgeois democracy. The protests of these days in France, as well as the Italian “populism” require an increasing awareness of the real stakes in Europe. The social question, open wound in the history … read more