The Druso Barracks in Silandro teach us that historical wounds cannot be erased but the spaces that remember them can be regenerated.
The Democrats look to remake themselves under Enrico Letta while the Five Star Movement places its future in the hands of Giuseppe Conte. Will it be enough to stem the tide of populism?
There are some places, like South Tyrol, where the politically and socially constructed concept of a national identity do not match with how the people feel and are perceived by others.
The Democrats have long shifted away from their traditional base — and now it may be too late to reclaim it.
The dramatic epidemiological situation in the autonomous province has revealed how trust and cooperation with the central government is important.