Differentiated autonomy, from Cosenza the mayors lead the revolt in the South


By John

And here is Cosentino (not all of it, though) in the front row, who climbed onto the barricades to denounce old and new wrongs. This is a land that has never been full of strength and activity since the unification of Italy, a land tired of suffering. The mayors lead the revolt of a South which boasts a history of abuse of political promises which was followed by the collapse of credibility and trust in citizens. Differentiated Autonomy, in the ANCI narrative, is the definitive push into the lightless abyss. A tragedy that has been shaken for some time as a picklock to increase the level of participation and popular consensus, which, undoubtedly, can become a very useful tool in a very difficult electoral campaign for the European elections. And it is precisely by looking, mainly, at the polls, in recent months, that we have reached a wall against a wall, a center-right majority (not so compact) against the opposition (which is trying to find a difficult agreement). The Maginot line was dug by the Calderoli decree, a government-initiated bill which, according to the first citizens, is destined to redesign an Italy of disparities and inequalities. The measure, in the event of definitive approval, would risk definitively walling up the stone tomb in which the southern question rests. And on this basis, yesterday morning, the tricolor bands met in Piazza 11 Settembre which became, for a day, the beating heart of the Cosentino protest.

The push of the Anci

Under a sky of aluminum and zinc, Rosaria Succurro, Calabrian president of the association of Italian municipalities, presented to the broad excerpts of her new grammar of the ANCI, the one that marks the course of her government. The call to war of the tricolor bands is condensed in the document that was delivered to the prefect, Vittoria Ciaramella, by the leader of the local authorities, accompanied by other first citizens, including that of the capital, Franz Caruso; of Acri, Pino Capalbo; Cassano, Gianni Papasso; and Lucia Nicoletti of Santo Stefano di Rogliano. The ANCI demands from the government and Parliament that “territorial imbalances” be avoided and that the law “does not increase the inequality between North and South”, therefore “huge and, above all, certain resources are needed”.