Both Salvini and Di Maio want a group of their own in EP, but is this possible?

They are more and more divided, the two ruling parties of Italy, and their respective leaders. Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio are testing the limit of their coalition, which is not planned at EU level, and unless a last minute U-turn, will not be replicated in the next European Parliament. There, the League and … Continue reading Both Salvini and Di Maio want a group of their own in EP, but is this possible?

Who won? Here the list of the next 73 Italian MEPs

European elections were held, now it’s time for the European Parliament to be constituted. The 73 MEPs coming from the Italian peninsula are now known. The League will have the biggest delegation with 28 members (+23 compared to the outgoing legislature), followed by the Democratic Party (PD) with 19 elected candidates (-12) and the Five … Continue reading Who won? Here the list of the next 73 Italian MEPs

Preferences and elected candidates, a first feedback from Italy

It is too early to have the complete list of all 73 Italian MEPs who will sit in the next European Parliament. Votes have not all been counted yet, and in some cases it will depend on single personal decisions. In fact some people were candidates in more than one constituency, and they were elected … Continue reading Preferences and elected candidates, a first feedback from Italy

Salvini leads the populist wave in Europe. Italy emerging as a threat for EU

Matteo Salvini is the new king of Italy. He won the European elections much better than expected. His party, the League, is the first national party with 34,3% of the vote. It is the best electoral performance ever for the political party since its foundation, in 1991. The outcome is even beyond the last poll … Continue reading Salvini leads the populist wave in Europe. Italy emerging as a threat for EU

Italy, where are you? Freedom of thought under (Salvini’s) attack in a country where towns are displaced

Geography and democracy: Salvini is not familiar with none of them. The leader of the League has shown his real nature in less than one week. First, he called Italians to vote for his party at the upcoming European elections by issuing a wrong poster, then he sent anti-terrorism agents to a public school because … Continue reading Italy, where are you? Freedom of thought under (Salvini’s) attack in a country where towns are displaced

Salvini’s Austrian anti-EU friend swept away by pro-Russian big scandal

Houston, we have had a problem! The leader of the Austrian sovereignist party had to resign after having involved in what was already defined as the greatest scandal of the last 50 years. Heinz-Christian Strache, Freedom Party (FPÖ) chief and Austrian vice chancellor, was caught on video while discussing government contracts with an alleged Russian … Continue reading Salvini’s Austrian anti-EU friend swept away by pro-Russian big scandal

Five Stars and the League are disinformation factories, EP study revealed

Let the people get confused, then rule! Mystify the reality to manipulate the elections! Thus, get power! Italy is a more than a threat, Italy is a real problem and the European Parliament knows it. At the upcoming European elections the League and the Five Stars Movement (M5S) will come up as the big winners … Continue reading Five Stars and the League are disinformation factories, EP study revealed

MEPs from Democratic Party: the best working Italians in Brussels

Bad news come from Europe for Italy, and even worse news for Italy can come from next May elections. Among all the political forces sitting in the European Parliament, the Democratic Party (Partito democratico, or PD) is the one with the people able to influence the activity of the EU body. There are eight Italians … Continue reading MEPs from Democratic Party: the best working Italians in Brussels

Committed and proactive, Five Star Movement are the new Italian Greens

The Five Stars Movement (M5S) are the new Italian Greens. No other national delegation in the European Parliament performed so well on climate during this European legislature, according to a special scoreboard published by Climate Action Network Europe (CAN). In the reader-friendly document the activity of all political groups on ecology during the last five … Continue reading Committed and proactive, Five Star Movement are the new Italian Greens

Libya turmoils to fuel anti-migration propaganda in Italian electoral campaign

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