How to Stump a Silvio Berlusconi Supporter
Silvio Berlusconi is still lurking in Italy’s background and, no doubt, plotting his comeback, despite his advancing years. Berlusconi still has his supporters too. What is not that clear is why he still has so much support. Berlusconi was forced into resigning because he simply was not up to the job of sorting out Italy’s […]
A Voyage into the Wonderful World of Italian Politics
Despite the golden opportunity presented by the latest in a long line of scandals regarding Italy’s right wing Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s left has failed to depose Italy’s controversial leader. One reason for this is that it is uncertain as to who exactly runs Italy’s left of centre Democratic Party – the PD.
Generally, it is clear who captains which political parties in Italy, as you will discover from this nautically flavoured voyage into the world of Italian politics.
I’ll kick off with the battleship.
How to Win Elections in Italy, and Elsewhere
I’m sure a few passing politicians, or those thinking about entering politics will find these tips of interest. If, as a result of reading this post, a few political careers are launched, remember it was my strategy that made you into a winner. Follow these simple tips and soon you’ll be running your very first nation!
Is Playtex Italy to Go Bust?
Things are not looking too uplifting for the Italian arm of bra maker Playtex at the moment. The Italian newspapers are carrying articles on the loss of quite a number of jobs at the Italian plant of one of the world’s most iconic companies. Not wonderful.
Italy – The Reality Show
What with election shenanigans, media manipulation investigations, and other fun and games, those watching Italy could, perhaps, be forgiven for thinking that Italy is one huge great reality show. A surreal mix of Big Brother, X-Factor, and Love Island, perhaps?
So, You Want to Be a Politician in Italy?
Italy is extremely democratic really. Just about anyone can become a politician here.
Berlusconi’s Bad Judgement
As anyone in Italy whose name begins with ‘Ber’ and finishes with ‘oni’ knows, Italy’s judges are a bunch of baby chomping commies.
Keeping Abreast of the Competition
While many companies may be going bust and laying off workers right left and centre in the midst of this crushing international crisis, in Italy one profession has been experiencing exponential growth. How? By creating exponential growth.
Mafia Death Threats from Around the World. Number 1.
Welsh vegetable grower’s mafia. Typical death threat: A split leek on your doorstep.