The Ventotene Manifesto in all EU laguanges The Ventotene Manifesto – Swedish Version – Translation by Stefano Fogelberg Rota, Hannes. island of Ventotene, draw up a manifesto for a free and united Europe. The Ventotene Manifesto. Ventotene: The Altiero Spinelli Institute for. Il manifesto di Ventotene has 28 ratings and 0 reviews. Se vogliamo che l’Europa abbia un futuro, è allo spirito di integrazione che si deve fare riuferi.

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Il manifesto di Ventotene

From the very earliest age, children are taught to handle weapons and hate foreigners. The most self-evident concepts of economic science have to be treated as anathema so as to enable autarchic policy, trade balance and ventotehe old chestnuts of mercantilism to be presented as extraordinary discoveries of our times. Francesco Gallo added it Mar 15, The Ventotene Manifesto — Lithuanian We have seen a demonstration that no country within Europe can stay on the sidelines while the others battle: Taxes on unearned income and inheritances, higher taxes levied on larger incomes, tax exemptions for low incomes and essential goods, free public schooling, greater social security spending, land reforms, inspection of manofesto and manufacturing plants were all achievements that threatened the privileged classes in their well-fortified citadels.

This struggle against German imperialism is closely linked to the Chinese people’s struggles against Japanese imperialism. European unity Germany’s defeat would not automatically lead to the reorganization of Europe in accordance with our ideal of civilization.

Their crowning dream is a constituent assembly, elected by the broadest suffrage, which scrupulously respects the rights of the electors, who must decide upon the constitution they want. Andrea marked it as to-read Jul 14, Any movement which fails in its duty to ally these forces, is condemned to sterility. It derives its vision and certainty of what must be done from the knowledge that it represents the deepest needs of modern society manufesto not from any previous recognition by popular will, as yet inexistant.


Democratic political methods are a dead weight during revolutionary crises. Il Drugo added it Apr 02, The forces that oppose them have, on the other hand, already survived the worst and their strength is increasing. The forces of progress must be extolled and extended, by giving them increasing opportunities for development and employment.

The Ventotene Manifesto in all EU laguanges – Istituto di Studi Federalisti Altiero Spinelli

They are suitable leaders only in times of ordinary administration, when the overall population is convinced of the validity of the basic institutions and believe that any amendment should be restricted to relatively secondary matters. It has even rekindled this yearning among the peoples in the Axis countries who realize they have been dragged down into a desperate situation, simply to satisfy their rulers’ lust for power.

It would only be a question of time before power fell into the hands of the reactionaries.

Venyotene the same time, the tracks guiding these forces towards objectives of greatest benefit for all society must be strengthened and perfected. Women are considered merely as producers of soldiers and are rewarded with the same criteria as prolific cattle. Ventotsne, once the horizon of the old Continent is superseded, and all the peoples who make up humanity are included in a single design, it will have to be recognized that the European Federation is the only conceivable guarantee ensuring that relationships with American and Asiatic peoples will work on the basis of peaceful co-operation, writing for a more distant future when the political unity of the entire world will become possible.

Ventotene Manifesto

The colossal fortunes of a very few people janifesto been preserved, as has the poverty of the masses, excluded from the enjoyment of the fruits of modern culture. It is, therefore, fairly easy to channel them and their more shortsighted leaders towards the reconstruction of the States destroyed in the storm. Today, the salvation of our civilization is entrusted to these forces.


In the text, European Federalism and Manifeso Federalism are presented as a way to prevent future wars. The Ventotene Manifesto 1. In each branch of study leading to training in different crafts and the various liberal and scientific professions, State schools should train the number of venhotene which corresponds to the market requirements, so that average salaries will be roughly equal for all the professional categories, regardless of the differing ventoetne of remuneration within each category according to individual skills.

Because if the movement is made up of intellectuals alone, it will lack the strength to crush reactionary resistance, and it will distrust and be distrusted by the working class and even though inspired by democratic majifesto, when faced with difficulties it will be liable to shift its position, as regard the mobilisation of other classes, against the workers, and thus restoring Fascism.

In their thousand tendencies, they do not represent a will for renewal, but vain and very confused ambitions found in minds that, by becoming paralyzed, actually prepare the terrain for the growth of the reaction. The revolutionary party, on the contrary, knows that only at this stage will it its real work begin.

Marco rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Fabio marked it as to-read Nov 24, There are those who believe that material for the new constitutional order can be salvaged from this wreck. Men are no longer considered free citizens who can use the State to achieve collective goals. Piotr rated it did not like it Aug 16, Beatrice added it Jun 28, A draft manifesto”, was drawn up by Altiero Spinelli and by Emesto Rossi who wrote the first part of the third chapter in when they were both interned on the island of Ventotene.