Category: Italy

CJ Polychroniou: The Coming Storm

Italy Under an All-Populist Government and EU’s Impasse

Jack Rasmus: Italian Debt Crisis Erupts

Is This a Greek Debt Crisis Writ Large?

Lorenzo Zamponi: Italian movements after the triumph of the Five Star Movement

The new populist party captured public anger against austerity and corrupt elites more successfully than the radical left. So where next for the left as Pasokification takes hold?

Conn Hallinan: Italian Elections and Immigration

The right is resurgent, the left embattled, and the issue drawing the greatest fire and fury has little to do with the economic malaise that has gripped the country since the great economic crash of 2008

Michele Prospero: There’s no ‘red scare’

So what is right-wing violence about?

Tom Gill: The Cold Chill of Reality Returns to Italy

The biggest prize for the new radical left party could be Italy’s youth, the group with the biggest stake in radical change

Massimo Franchi: Amazon workers strike on Black Friday

Work at Amazon’s distribution warehouses in Italy is backbreaking, and thousands of employees are part time and permanently on call. “It is a grim form of exploitation”

Frank Barat: No TAV

Feeding the fire of resistance in northern Italy

Juan Cole: One day in May

On one day in May, Italy met 87% of its electricity production needs from renewables

Mark Weisbrot: Italy’s political troubles have deep economic roots

To recreate an economy that would give young Italians a future without having to leave the country, the country would have to leave the euro

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