April 19, 2018 | Rome, Italy | °C
The American: For Italy & the World

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Closing Argument

Don Carroll

Don is an American attorney with a U.S. tax and legal practice in Rome (see his website). His views do not represent legal advice.

Truths we know

One U.S. politician's passivity, equivocation and mean-spiritedness speak volumes about the state of the union.

Republican journey's end

In 1861, San Marino sent embattled Abraham Lincoln a letter of support. No such letter is today on its way to the White House.

Taxes vs. penalties

The new U.S. tax law is unlikely to change much for American expats, but keep an eye out for Italian penalties.

Dangers at face value

It's time for the Big 5 social media giants, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn to put an end to stalling and open their gates.

Little tolerance, little awareness

Debating what the legal status of prostitution should be is a moral and humanitarian minefield.

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