Italians want clean people in politics. This is the proposal coming from Italy for the European Union of the future. The web platform “We Europeans” asked the citizens of the EU how to rebuild, in practice, Europe. People decided to play the game, whose outcome is a in the set of the ten proposals selected for … Continue reading Italians don’t want MEPs in trouble with justice
Italy is set to reject once and for all the EU rules on fiscal policy. The post-fascist party Brothers of Italy (FDI) submitted to the House of representative a draft legislation the goal of which is to change the national Constitution in those parts referring to the European obligations. The ultimate purpose is to remove … Continue reading ‘Brothers of Italy’ in push to kick EU out of the Italian constitution
Not only the League or the Five Star Movement. There is a ‘third way’ which can bring populists of Poland to Italy, and this is the path of an alliance with Brothers of Italy. The Italian right-wing party is working to try to bring on his side Jaroslaw Kaczyński’s party, Law and Justice (PiS), and … Continue reading Brothers of Italy at work to seat in ECR with Polish ruling party (and maybe Orban)
A specter is haunting Europe, the specter of Silvio Berlusconi. The 82-old Italian politician will run at the next European elections, he personally announced on Thursday (17 January). Those who may be surprised should know that Berlusconi, Prime Minister of Italy from 1994 to 2011, has never really left the national political scene. Europe mistakenly … Continue reading The Mummy Returns
The next European elections could produce an unprecedented outcome for the EU. Many people fear the rise of anti-European movements, and Italy could be country leading in term of (dangerous) political experiments. According to latest polls, the two political parties currently ruling the country are the most supported by the Italian voters. Yes, Matteo Salvini’s … Continue reading Italy – a political laboratory for the EU?
Call them “alternative”, if you think they are. Politicians from the 5-Star Movement (M5S) say they are anti-system and anti-establishment. Especially outside Italy, it is not easy to put them into a category. M5S is a completely new political force, confronted to all traditional issues. Not having the majority to rule the country alone, Luigi … Continue reading M5S: You can call them ‘alternative’…
In May 2019 Italians will be called to re-boot the European Parliament, just as the citizens of the other 26 member states. Between 23 and 26 May, European elections will be held in all the member states of the European Union, according to the respective legislative framework. In fact, if the ballot is European, the … Continue reading Peculiarities of the European elections in Italy