Rubrica semi-seria di mediazione culturale

I grew up in Rome and with 28 I moved to Bern     Basically, I jumped from a 5 million to a 125’000 … European capital     What could possibly go wrong when you do such a thing?     My columns for – in Italian    

Breast Cancer screening – it seemed to be such a good idea

I investigated for Patti chiari RSI what organized mammography screening can, and can’t do.   Spoiler: this is not good news.   Watch the program (in Italian)   Lessen to oncologist Michael Baum (in English)   Read Catherine Riva investigation (in French – paywall)   Read Peter C. Gøtzsche book: Mammography Screening: Truth, Lies and Controversy Read more about Breast Cancer screening – it seemed to be such a good idea[…]

Isotretinoin Birth Defects

A powerful acne medication whose potential side effects include psychosis is known from day one for a very high risk of birth defects. Although it is a very known risk and whatever safety rules are in place, worldwide women discover to be pregnant while taking Isotretinoin. The result? A termination or a child with potentially Read more about Isotretinoin Birth Defects[…]

Small Country, Big Brother

I published on the magazine Area, in Italian, a few articles on surveillance and digital security, self-defense. The rather depressing occasion for some of these publications were two major changes in the Swiss legislation that effectively make of such a tiny country a comfortable home for Big Brother.


Cannabis goes legal in Switzerland for a scientific project

I published an article on the Swiss-Italian magazine Area on the amazing story of an experiment that might soon make Cannabis legal in Switzerland. The project was first born in Geneva, issued of a group putting around the table most of the political parties to exchange views about the bigger picture of security issues. The Read more about Cannabis goes legal in Switzerland for a scientific project[…]