They were corrupt, but better respected

Scientist Mario Alemi believes that before the “Bribesville” Tangentopoli scandals of the 1990s, Italian politicians were corrupt, but they were still more respected than they are nowadays.

Storyteller:Mario Alemi

Date of Story: 1992
Location of Story: Italy
Location: London, UK
Date: 11 February, 2016

This post is part of a collaboration with author Davide Rubini to collect the stories of Italy in the aftermath of the “Bribesville” (Tangentopoli) scandals of the 1990s. Find out more about Rubini’s new novel,  il fischio finale (The Final Blow).