"I had a duty to write this book. Because I have two twenty-year-old children who face, like all their peers, the most difficult labor market since the days of great depression. Because I have to respond my responsibilities: I belong to a certain generation of Western left. Which believed he could improve society using the market and globalization. I wanted to browse my family album, the story I lived with a piece of the Italian left, to understand the reasons for our defeats, then open a new page. Plutocracy, technocracy, populism, authoritarianism are the evils who threaten our democracies. Italy is a small monstrous laboratory of these pathologies. Having lived a multi-year experience from Nomadic of Globalization - in Europe, America, Asia - I have the Duty to say what happened to the image of our country in the world. I have to tell from my current observatory in the extreme West "Qu Qu Ali are the costs of the Berlusconi era, and even the deep roots of Berlusconi, who will survive them, the vices of a "vulgar and gaudent" Italy with which we will have to deal even later. What will this Italy do "great"? Is there yet hope? To the left indicates the possible exit routes drawing on my experiences in emerging nations, from Asia to Brazil: because we cannot save ourselves in a syndrome of the decline all internal to the West. "