The Ventotene Manifesto in all EU laguanges The Ventotene Manifesto – Swedish Version – Translation by Stefano Fogelberg Rota, Hannes. island of Ventotene, draw up a manifesto for a free and united Europe. The Ventotene Manifesto. Ventotene: The Altiero Spinelli Institute for. Il manifesto di Ventotene has 28 ratings and 0 reviews. Se vogliamo che l’Europa abbia un futuro, è allo spirito di integrazione che si deve fare riuferi.

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Francesco Gallo added it Mar 15, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Translated from the original Italian by Anthony Baldry. The huge forces of progress that spring from individual interests, must not be extinguished by the grey dullness of routine.

Within the territory of each new State, it brought the institutions and systems of the more advanced societies to more backward ones. Individual freedom is reduced to nothing since everyone is part of the military establishment and constantly called on to serve in the armed forces. But while Hitler’s Germany has managed to chop down the smaller States one by one, this has forced increasingly powerful forces to join battle.

The social ethic of freedom and equality has itself been undermined. The ideology of national independence was a powerful stimulus to progress.

The Ventotene Manifesto in all EU laguanges

By using the police to control every aspect of each citizen’s life, and by violently silencing all dissenting voices, these regimes barred all legal possibility of further correction in the state of affairs. Generals would again command, the monopoly holders would again draw profits from autarchies, the bureaucracy would continue to swell, the priests would keep the masses docile. Everything that is affirmed must prove its worth or disappear.


However camouflaged, the reality is manifeesto the same: If the house were to collapse, they would suddenly be deprived of all the privileges they have enjoyed up to now, and would be exposed mamifesto the assault of the progressive forces. When the threat became all too serious at the end of the First World War, it was only natural that these privileged classes should have warmly welcomed and supported the rise of dictatorships that removed their adversaries legalislative weapons.

Trivia About Il manifesto di V All its characteristics would be exasperated to the utmost degree, and progressive forces would be condemned for nanifesto years to the role of simple negative opposition. Jacopo Paradisi rated it did not like it Sep 23, Cirano rated it it was amazing Apr 25, The intellectuals, particularly the younger intellectuals, are the group which feels most spiritually suffocated and disgusted with the current despotism.

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Simone Pustizzi rated it it was amazing Oct 23, ventoten This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In the text, European Federalism and World Federalism are presented as a way to prevent future wars.

In a more or less brief space of time the most important duty would be to convert populations into armies. In appearance, these States might well be democratic and socialist on a large scale. Or they aspire to a unilateral dictatorship of the proletariat in order to achieve the utopistic collectivization of all the material means of production, indicated by centuries of propaganda as the panacea for all evils.


Thus they will be able to latch on to what is, by far the most widespread of popular feelings, so deeply offended by recent events and so easily manipulated to reactionary ends: The first group is the one which least gave in to the totalitarian rod and which will the quickest to reorganize its ranks.

But their ability to maintain the workers as far removed from the other revolutionary forces as they can, by preaching that their “real” revolution is mainfesto to come, turns them into a sectarian element that weakens the sum of the progressive forces at the decisive moment. Giuliano added it Feb 09, The Ventotene Manifesto — Belgian 3.

As the democrats venhotene down their initial popularity as assertors of freedom by their endless polemic, and in the absence of any serious political and social revolution, the pre-totalitarian political institutions would inevitably be reconstituted, and the struggle would again develop along the lines of the old class opposition. Nicolas rated it really liked it Jun 23, Andrea marked it as to-read Jul 14, Therefore, the dividing line between progressive and reactionary parties no longer coincides with the formal lines of more or less democracy, or the pursuit of more or less socialism, but the division falls along a very new and venttotene line: