on Tue Sep 13 15:21:10 2016, in response to Re: Ology of Terror III, posted by Spider-Pig on Tue Sep 13 14:22:50 2016.
Gini in a bottle
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Under fascismIn 1926, he (Gini) was appointed President of the Central Institute of Statistics in Rome. This he organized as a single center for Italian statistical services. He was a close intimate of Mussolini throughout the 20s. He resigned in 1932 in protest at interference in his work by the fascist state.
In 1927, he published a treatise entitled "The Scientific Basis of Fascism". . . .
A eugenicist apart from being a demographer, Gini led an expedition to survey Polish populations, among them the Karaites (Jews). Gini was throughout the 20s a supporter of fascism, and expressed his hope that Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy would emerge as victors in WW2. . . .
Italian Unionist MovementOn October 12, 1944, Gini joined with the Calabrian activist Santi Paladino, and fellow statistician Ugo Damiani to found the Italian Unionist Movement, for which the emblem was the Stars and Stripes, the Italian flag and a world map. According to the three men, the Government of the United States should annex all free and democratic nations worldwide, thereby transforming itself into a world government, and allowing Washington DC to maintain Earth in a perpetual condition of peace. . . .