ITALY: The Opposition

A considerable number of moons have lit the stark ruins of the Coliseum at Rome since the Socialist members boycotted the Chamber of Deputies and established headquarters on the Aventine Hill (TIME, Jan. 19).

The abstention of the Socialist Deputies from the Chamber proceedings merely aggravated a state of enmity between them and the Fascisti; and, with lack of constraint on both sides, it is nothing short of a wonder that more blood has not flowed sideways through perforated veins.

Deputy Giovanni Amendola, leader of the Aventine...

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