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Democracy by Metide Democracy by Metide
I'm Italian. My country is so wonderful...and it's characterized by corruption, obsequiousness, coarseness and chauvinism. Are we still living in a democracy?
We must read the Constitution of the Italian Republic to remember it.

Art. 1

Italy is a Democratic Republic, founded on work.
Sovereignty belongs to the people and is exercised by the people in the forms and within the limits of the Constitution.

Art. 3

All citizens have equal social dignity and are equal before the law, without distinction of sex, race, language, religion, political opinion, personal and social conditions.
(...all citizens,except the mighty.)

Art. 9

The Republic promotes the development of culture and of scientific and technical research.
(...brilliant joke!)
It safeguards natural landscape and the historical and artistic heritage of the Nation.
(...for example,like Pompei.)

Art. 11

Italy rejects war as an instrument of aggression against the freedom of other peoples and as a means for the settlement of international disputes. Italy agrees, on conditions of equality with other States, to the limitations of sovereignty that may be necessary to a world order ensuring peace and justice among the Nations. Italy promotes and encourages international organisations having such ends.
(...we only partecipate in peace missions,we are ambassadors of democracy...yes,the same one that we haven't anymore!)

Art. 21

All persons have the right to express freely their ideas by word, in writing and by all other means of communication.
The press may not be subjected to authorisation or censorship.(LOL...Anyway,I support WikiLeaks.:finger:)
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Wellalicious Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Quanto hai ragione. adoro la tua foto ^^ Clap
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:icondahines:
I'm using this image as my cover photo on Facebook. My country (Malaysia) just had an outlandishly unfair elections and this picture is just perfect...Thank you.
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hinamorizeminoba Jun 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
The same here in Greece..... we have the famous article 120 of the National Amendment saying that Greek people should hy any means resist against any anti-democratic power within our outisde the nation. Yeah, we are getting fucked *sorry deviantart* every day , get beaten by police and in the end we are the bad sheep, the soup !!!! " Democracy" of the 21st century= bankcracy
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:iconendlessstyle:
Oh my god, I can literally replace the word (italy) with (egypt) without changing one other letter, & it would be just as true ..

time for you guys to take back your country like we started doing over here ..
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Lahsaini-Ahmed Mar 9, 2011
ace is arabic noo ?:p
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:iconapocalitico:
you captured the agony in the eyes...the tone of the photo..and the unsightful...blood..even more intereritng since the word democracy in blood is almost unbearable to look at..kinda like what the power-elite may feel about democracy
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Ariasu-Integra Dec 22, 2010  Student General Artist
Is awezome but pain photo!!! I live in Mexico, and this photo is as a portrait of my heart and all mexican's hurt hearts.
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Elsewyr Dec 21, 2010
checchè ne dica la ragazza qui sotto, la democrazia in italia è quanto mai lontana
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:iconarwenarts:
Wonderful!! :clap: How much I can understand, me who lives in France, we unfortunately have the same question: Are we living in a democracy?
Beautiful work, trully :aww:
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:iconmetide:
Thank you.
I think that the ins and outs of affair of Wikileaks told us so much about the idea of democracy all over the world... :worry:
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