Two words: Silvio Berlusconi. If it weren't for Silvio Berlusconi's intransigence, Lega leader, Matteo Salvini, and the leader of Italy's Five Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, would have formed … [Read more...]
Posts on what is going on in Italian politics.
While it may not be apparent, 2018 is going to be an important year for Italy. In March, general elections are to be held. Nobody knows who might win but the leaders of the political pack … [Read more...]
The upcoming Italian referendum is causing considerable kerfuffle here in Italy. The voices of the for and against factions are growing ever louder as the December date of the constitutional … [Read more...]
While it may not be immediately obvious, the victory of Donald Trump in the USA's presidential elections is likely to affect Italy. As you may know, on December 4th, 2016, Italy is … [Read more...]
2017: Elections in Germany with Angela Merkel likely to suffer reduced support even if re-elected. Elections in France with Francois Hollande not expected to be returned. The right on the … [Read more...]