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Campaign For A Living Venice is very proud to collaborate with, a plural online journal of ideas, current events and culture based in Venice. Ytali was founded in 2016 and is directed by journalist Guido Moltedo. Guido was Foreign Bureau Chief and then Assistant Editor at Il Manifesto in Rome.

This very unique, ad-free, reader supported site is mostly published in Italian, but also features many articles in English, French, German and Spanish, with ideas and opinions from Venice and around the world.

CFLV‘s Editor, Paul Rosenberg is also a contributing writer to ytali, offering political opinion and music related pieces, as well as producing English translations of some of the Italian articles. Those articles are featured on this page, but the reader is encouraged to go past these pieces and browse the remarkable variety of quality content brought together daily at

Events and Opinion:

Courage and Cowardice

Sympathy for the Tourist

What is a Jew? Well… let’s talk

In Today’s America #LivesDon’tMatter

The Party of No?

From Art to Action: Venetian Group Leads National Initiative on Regulating Short-Term Rentals

Venice at Stake: Autocracy and Abuse in the Venice City Council

SerenDPT, creating a future economy for Venice

Can history help build a future at Rialto?

Music Related:

Almost Cut My Hair: A Farewell to David Crosby

A-sha Mai Yamane – a Musical Appreciation

The Loneliest Seat: A Brief Tribute to Christine McVie

Hidden Heroines of the Baroque: the Figlie di Choro in the Time of Vivaldi

Recent Translations:

Victor Navasky, “luminary” of the American left

“Look the past in the face with a spirit of truth and without pretense”

A Plaque for the Jewish Lawyers of Venice Who Were Purged in 1938