What happens when gold – the standard for “value” – loses it its “glitter”? That is the central theme of the new issue, on newsstands Monday 5 March, of “Longitude”, the magazine directed by Pialuisa Bianco. The major urban areas in the United States about to be polished up, along with analyses of the International Monetary Fund on its 65th anniversary and an in-depth look at the role of the Egyptian army that marks the history of power in Egypt, are among the other headliners. “Power and Leadership” in the Editor’s column. Power, Bianco writes, is the ability to make others do what you want and avoid them doing what you don’t want. The upgrade of the American urban scene, the role of the Egyptian army in social and popular cohesion, and a look at the International Monetary Fund on its 65th anniversary are some of the other top stories, while in the section of Europe, Former Foreign Minister Franco Frattini explains how pressure from the global crisis makes it necessary for the various parties that make up European People’s Party, and the America Republican Party, to update their vision.
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