5 Star Civic Lists

Lista_Civica_Cinque_Stelle.jpg


Many people have asked me many times, even on this blog, to create a party. But it’s you who are the party, not someone else. It’s from the citizens that change must come. Not from the parties. Delegating without participating, is not democracy. It is, in the best of cases, civic I-couldn’t-care-less. In order to change Italy, Italy first has to change the citizens. To put them in a position to be informed, to make choices, to check up. The Towns are the building bricks on which is constructed the fabric of the country. We will reconstruct the country with new 5-Star building bricks. I am making available the Blog and my image, you (if you want) your commitment. For every town councillor elected in the 5 Star Civic Lists there will be a citizen who can find out about the tenders for contracts, the investments, the collusion, and inform us by using videos or an article published on the Internet. The “Breathing down your neck” operation has demonstrated the arrogance of self-referential power, anyone filming a PUBLIC meeting is sent away from the venue. But they cannot throw out of the council chamber, the Civic List town councillors. In 2009, there will be local elections. Thousands of towns will elect their Mayor and town councillors. Anyone who wants to, can create a 5 Star Civic List using the associated symbol.
The requirements for anyone wanting to create a list are as follows:
- at the time of becoming a candidate and for the whole duration of the elected term of office, every candidate must not be signed up to a political party or political movement.
- every candidate must not have a criminal conviction, even one that is not definitive
- every candidate must not have had more than one previous term of office as an elected representative, at a national or local level, regardless of the constituency where he is she is a candidate.
every candidate must reside in the electoral district of the town where they intend to be a candidate
-for the town council elections to a town that is capital of its province, the candidates can reside in one of the towns in that province
- there can be only one 5 Star Civic List per town
- for the administration of the town, the 5 Star Civic Lists can join up with other lists in which no convict is present
The programme of the 5 Star Civic Lists will be done together with you, on this blog, in the coming months. It will be a reference programme that the lists can use for inspiration. The Programme will be presented on 31 January in Florence at the first national meeting of the Lists.
They will never give up, (but is it in their interests?) neither will we.

FOR THE CONSTITUTOIN OF 5 STAR CIVIC LISTS, CONSULT THE CIVIC LISTS WEBSITE.

Posted by Beppe Grillo at 04:43 PM in | Comments (2) | Comments in Italian (translated) Post a comment | Sign up | Send to a friend | | GrilloNews | listen_it_it.gifListen |
View blog opinions
| | Condividi

business education articles new education business opportunities finance education deposit money education making art loan education deposits make education your home good income education outcome issue medicine education drugs market education money trends self education roof repairing market education online secure education skin tools wedding education jewellery newspaper education for magazine geo education places business education design Car education and Jips production education business ladies education cosmetics sector sport education and fat burn vat education insurance price fitness education program furniture education at home which education insurance firms new education devoloping technology healthy education nutrition dress education up company education income insurance education and life dream education home create education new business individual education loan form cooking education ingredients which education firms is good choosing education most efficient business comment education on goods technology education business secret education of business company education redirects credits education in business guide education for business cheap education insurance tips selling education abroad protein education diets improve education your home security education importance


Comments

I agree with some of the ideas put forward by Beppe Grillo. I think however that one of the biggest flaws of this blog is that someone can post such stupid messages in Italian in a forum for English speakers.

Posted by: Fabrizio Gatti | December 4, 2008 05:29 PM


Silvio, your anti-crisis measures will not stimulate the economy and will have very, very little effect on Italians: crumbs never fed anybody, changes nothing and gets no one spending. Those measures aren't credible.

About the conflict of interest: no matter how you and your minions slice it, shape it, contort it stays a conflict of interest. If it flaps and quacks like a duck then it's a duck -EU not withstanding. How can you say it's not a conflict of interest when you own half of the Italian media, you're Prime Minister and you've just doubled the taxes of your competitor? Believe me Silvio, it's a duck.

And another thing pisses me off about you. You never ever make speech without uttering the word Liberta' here, Liberta there, Popolo della Liberta', Casa della Liberta,and then you make rules favoring yourself and your friends, you decree this and that, take children's finger prints, wanna stop people from going country to country and on and on. But this morning I read that you want to "regulate"! you said you want to "regulate" the internet, no less! Do you ever hear yourself? You,the paladin of freedom, the champion of liberty, defender of the free market, freedom fighter of the masses want us, bloggers, to be regulated? What the hell is the matter with you? We want to be free to say and write anything we want without government involvement in any way, shape or form. So, keep your regulations to yourself and shove them where the sun don't shine.

Posted by: louis pacella | December 4, 2008 05:22 PM


Post a comment


Beppe Grillo's Blog is an open space for you to use so that we can come face to face directly. As your comment is published immediately, there's no time for filters to check it out. Thus the Blog's usefulness depends on your cooperation and it makes you the only ones responsible for the content and the resulting outcomes.

Information to be read before using Beppe Grillo's Blog

The following are not allowed:
1. messages without the email address of the sender
2. anonymous messages
3. advertising messages
4. messages containing offensive language
5. messages containing obscene language
6. messages with racist or sexist content
7. messages with content that constitutes a violation of Italian Law (incitement to commit a crime, to violence, libel etc.)

However, the owner of the Blog can delete messages at any moment and for any reason.
The owner of the Blog cannot be held responsible for any messages that may damage the rights of third parties Maximum comment length is 2,000 characters.
If you have any doubts read "How to use the blog".

Post a comment (English please!)


First name and Surname*:

Email Address*:
We remind you that anonymous messages (without real first name and surname) will be cancelled.
URL:


* Compulsory fields



Send to a friend

Send this message to *


Your Email Address *


Message (optional)


* Compulsory fields


Beppe Grillo Meetups

meetup.jpg
Groups 372 Members 76.596
Cities 281 Countries 10

Books and DVDs

grillorama

Check out the books and DVDs of Beppe Grillo (service in Italian)

Initiatives


Terra Reloaded DVD

Clean Up Parliament

Map of Power


Awards

Webby award
14th Annual Webby Awards Official Honoree Selections

Interviews


Tegenlicht - Beppe Grillo's Interview

"De toekomst van Europa volgens Beppe Grillo"

(Tegenlicht TV)

International Press Review

The New Yorker
"Beppe's Inferno"

Times
"The Comic Who Shook Italy"
(The video | Related post)

Forbes
"The Web Celeb 25"
(Related post)

BBC
"Meeting Italy's silenced satirist"

AlJazeera
People and power: "Beppe's Blog"

TIME magazine
TIME.com's First Annual Blog Index
(related post)