Even before the coronavirus hit, Italy had among the worst dropout rates in Europe. But closed schools and online classes have pushed students out in ever higher numbers.
After warring with powerful unions in Paris, Stéphane Lissner has moved to Naples to run the Teatro di San Carlo.
The work the artist made near the end of his life changed my understanding of both beauty and suffering.
This is a very strange, subdued summer for a country with an economy that relies heavily on tourism and merrymaking. But E.U. aid is on the way.
This is what a country a month into lockdown looks like: desperate, hungry and scared.