In this content, it is discussed how Libero Grassi, an Italian entrepreneur, opposed the Mafia’s extortion practices and paid with his life. The content emphasizes Grassi’s courage and integrity and how his firm opposition to organized crime made him a symbol of resistance and civil heroism. The Italian Minister of the Interior, Matteo Piantedosi, highlighted Grassi’s value and the importance of remembering his sacrifice. Other officials, including the Minister of Defense, Guido Crosetto, and the mayor of Palermo, Roberto Lagalla, also expressed the need to preserve Grassi’s example and continue the fight against extortion and organized crime. The President of the Sicilian Region, Renato Schifani, mentioned the progress made in combating extortion and emphasized that Grassi’s blood was not shed in vain, as it has inspired many to fight for an economy free from the influence of criminal organizations. The officials further mentioned the role played by associations, law enforcement, and the judiciary in supporting honest entrepreneurs and increasing the number of reported extortions. However, they also acknowledged that there are still individuals who pay protection money to the Mafia, either out of fear or to benefit from illicit agreements. The content ultimately calls for the continued promotion of legality and the rejection of criminal influence in business activities.
Grassi ispirazione per i giovani: da Piantedosi e Schifani il ricordo dell’imprenditore ucciso 32 anni fa a Palermo