We deal with an active citizenship in a region like Calabria which has made of social injustice an acclaimed norm. Mauro Rostagno said that "men sometimes take roots, and then the trunk, the branches, the leaves… when the wind blows, the branches can split, the leaves are torn away: so you decide not to risk it, not to challenge the wind. You prune yourself, you become a quiet tree, few branches, few leaves, just the bare essentials. Or you grow and expand. You live. Risks. You challenge the mafia, which is a form of containment, of mortification. The mafia humiliates you: calati junco as the full rush passes. Here, the mafia is the denial of a somewhat bourgeois word: the dignity of man". Here, the full rush has passed, and everyone, with bowed head and hat in hand, have been lowered. It's time to say enough. Doing so by taking an interest in and promoting the valorisation of a confiscated asset then becomes a practice of responsibility that restores dignity to a territory in which, very often, constitutional values do not find application. The 'Ndrangheta, Florida prosecutor J. Tingwall said, seems invisible like the other side of the moon but, it exists, it presides over the territory and thinks globally, conquering an entrepreneurial role and a political relevance. Thus, as it happens here, it also becomes a social subject, contributing to giving drugged answers to people’s needs remaining unsatisfied by the limits and the absence of public policies. The story of this confiscated property tells us that confiscation alone is not enough. And that, tells us that confiscation alone is not enough. And that, the history of the confiscated asset under our monitoring teaches that bad management has made community funds a consumer good devoured by a few and unable to produce the common good.



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