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UNDERSTANDING ITALY
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Deliveroo’s algorithm discriminated against those who go on strike or get sick
Antonio Aloisi, Valerio De Stefano, 07 January 2021

Frank, the algorithm used by Deliveroo, does not weed out discrimination. A Court in Bologna issued an historic ruling in late December 2020. The Court decision is a landmark one both because of its outcome

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Uber Eats facing criminal charges in Italy
Antonio Aloisi, Valerio De Stefano, 05 June 2020

On May 29, breaking news hit the front pages of the Italian major newspapers. According to these sources, the Milan Tribunal had placed Uber Eats Italy under special administration over alleged gangmastering offences. The company’s food delivery business

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Antonio Aloisi, Valerio De Stefano, 19 May 2020

«Epidemics, like disasters, have a way of revealing underlying truths about the societies they impact». Anne Applebaum, a journalist for «The Atlantic» who was in a desolate Bologna under lockdown at the beginning of March

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Italy’s problem with hate speech
Anna Carola Freschi, 09 April 2020

The Italian far-right’s use of social media to inflame hatred is unprecedented in its extent and intensity. The result is the degradation of political discourse

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How the crisis gets resolved will depend, to a large extent, on the European Union
Alessandro Cavalli, 03 April 2020

Historians of the future may remember 2020 as a turning point in world history. Italians will likely view the coronavirus crisis as a turning point

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