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The Italian American One Voice Coalition, an Italian American anti-bias group based in Bloomfield, placed AFLAC on its Wall of Shame. The "dishonor" is bestowed for AFLAC's commercial "Family Business," which portrays Italian Americans as mobsters. This ad is unacceptable to Italian Americans and should be removed immediately, according t...

Nel primo semestre 2014 le esportazioni italiane verso gli Stati Uniti sono cresciute del 7,8% rispetto al primo semestre del 2013 ed a giugno l'aumento è stato del 15,6% rispetto a maggio. Il surplus commerciale ha superato gli otto miliardi di dollari, contro i 5,7 del semestre precedente. Dati che proiettano l'export del bel Paese per fine anno...

July Fourth is all about independence, remembering the birth of our great nation – and the Fiat 500? That's right, the quirky little Italian compact car shares the same b-day as the beloved United States of America. It all started in 1936 when Fiat unveiled the 500 Topolino.   It was nothing like the iconic 500 that enthusiasts clamor o...

by Michael Chiaravalloti   I've visited Italy just once in my life, but I felt an instant connection to the country when I stepped foot in the Milano Centrale train station in late September 2012. In March, my father and I will make our first ever pilgrimage to the remote "comune" of Polia. There, my family can trace its history back fo...

La NIAF, National Italian American Foundation, è una delle più grandi organizzazioni di italo-americani degli Stati Uniti. Anche se è stata fondata soltanto nel 1975, ha fatto presto ad assumere un ruolo importante e decisivo nei rapporti tra gli italoamericani e l'America. Ogni anno, in ottobre alla sfarzosa serata di gala, ospite d'onore c'è semp...

Andamento positivo dell'export italiano in USA anche dai dati dei primi nove mesi del 2013, rilasciati con ritardo dal Department of Commerce americano a causa dello "shutdown". Gli Stati Uniti hanno importato dall'Italia merci per un valore di 28,4 miliardi di dollari, pari a un aumento del 3,03% sullo stesso periodo del 2012, mentre l'export USA...

To live in a tough neighborhood one must know the local slang and the ability to spot trouble. For not only does one have to steer clear of the neighbor toughs but also be careful not run afoul with the local mob bosses.   Author Anthony C. Tripari knows all these things and more, because in his youth he also experienced living in a tough pa...

by James Galloway   In a tie-up which has been widely expected for some time - particularly after Haas Automation became a Ferrari sponsor in July - Gene Haas's new Carolina-based operation will run Ferrari's V6 turbo engine, energy-recovery systems, gearbox as well as receiving technical support when they join the grid from the season after...

"Alberi che camminano", il documentario diretto da Mattia Colombo, scritto insieme ad Erri De Luca, che indaga il rapporto antico che lega l'uomo al legno, approda negli Stati Uniti. Dopo il successo ottenuto al Festival dei Popoli di Firenze il film è stato selezionato per competere a Slamdance, il prestigioso festival dedicato al cinema low budge...

by Michele "Izzy" Galgana The son of Italian farmers, one of which was Italian actor Tony Di Mitri, director George Nevada grew up in the US. When he's not helming his Boston restaurant, he's making films in Italy, such as the forthcoming slasher The Musk, due out this winter Nevada's teamed up with assistant director and executive producer Domizi...

1947. The great New York populist Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia (pictured) gave the last known public speaking engagement of his life. The 5'2″ WWI hero with a history of personally relishing political combat, made this stinging appraisal, "My generation has failed miserably. We've failed because of lack of courage and vision. It requires more cour...

The Fiat 500L was introduced to U.S. buyers with TV commercials that featured a Paul Revere character storming the colonial countryside on horseback, excitedly hollering that the Italians were coming.   The ads were clever and generally well received — but don't bet on anything similar in touting Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' upcoming import to...