Migration, here we go again. The Italian government didn’t waste time to instigate fear from asylum seekers by warning about an upcoming invasion. The minister for Foreign Affairs Enzo Moavero Milanesi, informed the European Commission about concerns in Italy for the possibility of mass flows due to instability in Libya. A letter was sent to … Continue reading Italy claiming the impossible on migration to blame the EU
The European agenda on migration could darken, as new instability erupted in Libya, one of the local political leaders warned. Eastern Libyan strongman General Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive on the UN-backed government in Tripoli, paving the way for a new struggle for power. The EU, and Italy with it, back the prime minister of … Continue reading Libya turmoils to fuel anti-migration propaganda in Italian electoral campaign
Few specific proposals, a lot of obstacles to fulfill them. The Five Stars Movement (M5S) unveiled its own political program for the electoral campaign and the next European legislature. Direct democracy is the main item on the agenda, as it could easy to expect from a political force that since the very beginning has been … Continue reading Few points and many question marks in Five Stars’ political agenda
(this post has been updated the 10th of April in order to grant the right of reply and contribute to a more comprehensive analysis) Oops! They did it again. MEPs from the Five Stars Movement (M5S) once again substituted the truth with their own fabrications. Despite all the initiatives taken at EU level to tackle … Continue reading Fact-check: Did the Commission propose mandatory relocation of migrants?
How to stop once and for all the false narrative on migration? The European Commission decided to declare war to populists by publishing an anti-fake fact document on the phenomenon in order to put a hot topic away from the electoral campaign. It never happened since 2015, since the migration crisis erupted in Europe. To … Continue reading Countering the false narratives for migration
The electoral campaign in Italy will be more and more about tweets and Facebook posts, up to the very last moment of the next May European elections. A non-stop influence activity will be thus be exerted on all Italians with voting right, despite the pre-election silence foreseen by the national legislation. The European Parliament and … Continue reading Don’t expect fair play on Twitter, Facebook
Italy and the EU found themselves at loggerheads again as the Commission slammed the political and economic program of the Rome government. Measures adopted in the country are not considered capable to relaunch growth and jobs, and address the new challenges in a generally deteriorating economic environment. The executive body of the European Union puts … Continue reading Rome and Brussels: Two visions for Europe