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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They do not want to force the hand of “history”, or “the people”, or “the proletariat”, or whatever other name they give their God.
Political freedom with these foundations will not just have a formal meaning but a real meaning for all since citizens will be independent, and will be sufficiently informed as to be able to ventoyene continuous and effective control over the ruling class.
Il manifesto di Ventotene by Altiero Spinelli
It consolidated the plutocrats hidden behind the scenes who pull the politicians’ strings and run the State machine for their own, exclusive advantage, under the guise of higher national interests.
Furthermore, it is easier to find a basis of agreement for a European arrangement of colonial possessions since England has accepted the principle of India’s independence and since France has potentially lost its entire empire in recognizing its defeat.
All matters which would find easy solutions in the European Federation, just as corresponding problems, suffered by the small States which became part of a vaster national unity, lost their harshness as they were turned into problems of relationships between various provinces. Since it will be the moment for new action, it will also be the moment for new men: 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 substantial line: In moments of dire need, they know just how to disguise their true nature, saying they stand by freedom, peace, general well-being and the poorer classes.
Andrea marked it as to-read Jul 14, Return to Book Page. The manifesto called for a break with Europe’s past to form a new political system through a restructuring of politics and extensive social reform.
Il manifesto di Ventotene
It eliminated many obstacles hindering the free movement of people and goods. Mankfesto and try again. Views Read Edit View history. The Ventotene Manifesto — Lithuanian But while Ventottene Germany has managed to chop down the smaller States one by one, this has forced increasingly powerful forces to join battle.
If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Giuliano added it Feb 09, It is an economic regime in which, through the right of inheritance, the power of money is perpetuated in the same class, and is transformed into a privilege that in no way corresponds to the social value of the services actually rendered.
All its characteristics would be exasperated to the utmost degree, and progressive forces would be condemned for many years to the role of simple negative opposition. The Ventotene Manifesto — Greek evntotene But freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and the steady extension of suffrage, made it increasingly difficult to defend old privileges, while maintaining a representative system of government.
All the progressive forces, can be found in this huge wave, which is slowly gathering momentum: The Ventotene Manifesto — Slovenian This guiding principle is a natural feature in the process of forming a European economic life freed from the nightmares of militarism or national bureaucratism.
The Ventotene Manifesto – Portuguese – Istituto di Studi Federalisti Altiero Spinelli
This consolidated the existence of a thoroughly parasitic class of absentee landowners and rentiers who contribute to social productivity only by cutting the coupons off their bonds. Men are no longer considered free citizens who can use the State dl achieve collective goals. In their thousand tendencies, they do not represent a will for renewal, but vain and very confused ambitions found ventofene minds that, by becoming paralyzed, actually prepare the terrain ventoyene the growth of the reaction.
All religious faiths are to be equally respected, but the State must no longer have earmark funds for religion. The Manifesto called for a federation of Europe and the world. Luca Dalla Valle marked it as to-read Nov 14, Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
The Ventotene Manifesto – Portuguese
Du Gallo added it Mar 15, The fall of the totalitarian regimes will, in manifest feelings of entire populations, mean the coming of “freedom”; all restrictions will disappear and, automatically, very wide freedom of speech and assembly will reign supreme.
The most self-evident concepts of economic science have to be treated as anathema so as to enable autarchic policy, trade balance and other old chestnuts of mercantilism to be presented as extraordinary discoveries of our times.
With its millions of minds, it cannot orientate itself, and breaks up into a number of tendencies, currents and factions, all struggling with one another. A thousand bells ring in its ears. During the revolutionary crisis, this movement will have the task of organizing and guiding progressive forces, using all the popular bodies which form spontaneously, incandescent melting pots in which the revolutionary masses are mixed, not for the creation of plebiscites, but rather waiting to be guided.
Alberto marked it as to-read Mar 17, 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.
Among the activities promoted by the Committee, there was the translation of the Ventotene Manifesto in all EU languages missing so the translation into Croatian, as Croatia came later. The regime based on castes is reborn from its own ashes, as bullying as it was before. Simone Pustizzi rated it it was amazing Oct 23, Any movement which fails in its duty to ally these forces, is condemned to sterility. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The progressive front would be quickly shattered in the brawl between economic classes and categories.
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 yet to come, turns them into a sectarian element that weakens the sum of the progressive forces at the decisive moment. The pitiful impotence of democrats in the Russian, German, Spanish revolutions are the three most recent examples.
The nation States, in fact, have so deeply planned their respective economies, that the main question would soon be which group of economic interests, i.
Nicolas rated it really liked it Jun 23, As a consequence of this, from being the guardian of citizens’ freedom, the State has been turned into a master of vassals bound into servitude, and has all the powers it needs to achieve vetotene maximum war-efficiency. Their crowning dream is a constituent assembly, elected by the broadest suffrage, which scrupulously respects the rights of the electors, who must decide upon venttotene constitution they want.
A Draft Manifesto Per un’Europa libera e unita. Completed in Junethe Manifesto was circulated within the Italian Resistanceand it soon became the programme of the Movimento Federalista Europeo. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.