Often dubbed an anti-establishment political movement, in actual fact, Italy'sFive Star Movement is promoting an establishment that works and serves citizens. Several Five Star Movement … [Read more...]
Posts on Italian current affairs.
It's like bad old Berlusconi times. Today, and after a parliamentary commission recommended his arrest, Senator Antonio Azzollini's skin was saved by his senate colleges, 189 of whom voted … [Read more...]
Italy's nightmarish bureaucracy and dysfunctional political system are legendary. Well, they do say there's often more than a grain of truth in legends and the World Economic Forum's Global … [Read more...]
Yesterday, a sizable tornado hit an area of Venice in Italy causing extensive damage. The event reportedly left one person dead and 30 or so others injured. While tornados are a … [Read more...]
Stephen Lusher, the former Australian politician who contributes to Italy Chronicles, found the results of recent regional elections somewhat perplexing. He asked me for my opinion on the … [Read more...]