Pier Luigi Bersani non ha mai rinnegato la sua fede nella tradizione politica della sinistra e oggi si candida alla guida del Pd proprio con l’obiettivo di dare una più marcata identità alle varie anime del riformismo italiano, senza mettere il socialismo in soffitta. Per leggere l’articolo, clicca qui: ansa
The article says that Bersani is “emiliano”. It means that he is from Emilia Romagna, a region in the center of Italy which has Bologna as capital. It is known as “rossa”, red region, because in the last years it has been governed by the Communist Party. It is also known for the excellent cuisine, and because people are usually very friendly.
The article mentions another man from Emilia, Vasco Rossi, a well known singer.
In the article you will see an unusual term, “lenzuolate”. It is a term created by Bersani to refer to his liberalizations when he seved as minister of Industry in the Prodi government. Bersani pushed for the liberalization of the trade sector, opening markets to large retailers and supermarkets.