The Mandarins XI

Valentina Dolciotti Fran Lebowitz, in the docuseries that Martin Scorsese dedicated to her (which, incidentally, is funny) states at one point: The great thing about talent it’s that it’s the one thing — it’s the ...

The Mandarins X

Valentina Dolciotti Is it really necessary to dedicate an issue of this magazine to the LGBT+ community? Do we not risk ghettoising, underlining differences, further discriminating? On 3 March, members of the European Commission voted ...

The Mandarins IX

Valentina Dolciotti Looking to the news, unfortunately, never disappoints. To discuss language and the responsibility it always carries with it, I can’t help but take a position regarding the infamous story (the ideal sequel to ...

The Mandarins VIII

Valentina Dolciotti Was the lockdown (in Italy) tiring, complex and even complicated? Yes. Did it impose a radical change in rhythms, routines, relationships, obligations and rights? Yes. Did it highlight what every environmentalist has been ...