Calabria’s ‘Ndrangheta vs the Good Mothers with Alex Perry
Manage episode 353332604 series 2785061
For decades the ‘Ndrangheta rose to become the world’s most powerful organized crime group—and barely anybody knew who they were. Then the deaths and defiance of women trapped in their medieval, ultra-patriarchal systems exposed the grim truth behind the ‘Ndrangheta’s centuries-old myths.
Alex Perry, author of The Good Mothers, joins us to speak about his discoveries writing the book, Mafia fact and fiction—and the dreaded “Lupara Bianca”, or “White Shotgun”.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices