The European elections confirmed Italians feel the EU is far from them. Their vote was the expression of disaffection for the European Union, the latest Eurobarometer survey revealed. A special report was published last week under the title “First results of the European Parliament post-electoral survey”, as a first analysis of the citizens’ attitudes across … Continue reading Italians don’t see the EU as something they can rely on
What do David Sassoli and Fabio Massimo Castaldo have in common? Apparently just the fact they are both Italian politicians. But there is much more. They both made the history of Italy in the European Parliament, emerging as the real winners of the first plenary sitting of the new European legislature. The directly elected EU … Continue reading Sassoli and Castaldo: two Italians are the real winners of the new European Parliament
Italians don’t like Europe and their vote will be against the EU as we know it. The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), the first pan-European think-tank, released its latest publication on the vote intentions and the news coming from the Italian peninsula are not good. The vast majority of Italians appear in the category … Continue reading Italians in trouble with Europe, as majority is EU-critic and 17% undecided
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
Italians temporary living abroad for work or study reasons have until 7 March to register for voting for the next European elections, the ministry of the Foreign Affairs said ahead of the 26 May poll. Applications received after 7 March will be not taken into account, the ministry specified. The instructions, available on the website … Continue reading For Italians temporary abroad, voting procedure is very heavy
Italians don’t have much confidence in the European Union, the latest Eurobarometer survey revealed. According to the opinion poll released just before the Christmas break, voters in Italy don’t trust the EU more than the British. Also, Italians don’t think their opinion counts much at EU level. This is something to take into account, since … Continue reading Is Italy out of love with EU?