Italians are rearranging the deck chairs as their country irrevocably sinks.
- By Luigi Zingales
A few weeks ago, an Italian magazine asked me to illustrate graphically how I see Italy from abroad.
I am incompetent at drawing, but an image instantly popped in my mind: the Costa Concordia shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea in 2012.
Surprisingly, this is not the view most Italians have of their own country.
Most recognize the Italian ship is taking water on board, and…