Brunetta Causes Constitutional Consternation

Renato Brunetta, Italy’s diminutive but dynamic Minister for Meritocracy, let’s call him, has caused something of a stir by saying that the wording of Article One of the Italian constitution is nonsense. Perhaps Brunetta does have a point.

Matteo Renzi Takes Florence

In Florence at the moment, a breath of fresh air is blowing through the glorious streets of this fascinating Italian city. This breath of fresh air is in the form of newly elected mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi.

An Email from an Italian Minister, Almost!

Well, it’s not exactly Italy’s from reform minded minister for Public Administration and Innovation, but email address does say Renato Brunetta’s Staff. Was not expecting this!

Renato Brunetta’s Bright Idea

For those not in the know, Renato Brunetta is Berlusconi’s Public Services minister, and he seems to be doing a good job.

A big problem for the state sector in Italy is absenteeism, which, of course reduces efficiency and wastes taxpayers money.