Tag Archives: Italy

Europe’s Populist Revolt: A Close-Up

From Germany to the UK and Italy, populism tries to get the upper hand. Can it be contained?

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France, Italy and Spain: Still Wine Kings?

How do the three countries compare on consumption and exports of wine?

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Italy: Another Downer for the Populist Wave in Europe

Beppe Grillo’s Five Stars movement loses some of its lustre.

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Italy: Snap Elections in Late September?

Is Renzi putting his personal electoral interests over those of his country? And will his gamble pay off?

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Why Renzi Really Failed

Italy keeps investing itself in false hopes. No one person can provide magic fixes.

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Italy: 60% Risk That Renzi Loses

Despite potential referendum loss, risk of new elections, bigger political upheaval or Italy leaving the euro is quite low.

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Trump, Berlusconi and That Feeling of Having Seen It All Before

What happens if one suddenly sees oneself as a character in a Marcel Proust novel?

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The Italian-German Banking Disease

Economically, Italy and Germany seem worlds apart. Why then are the two countries’ banks both facing a deep crisis?

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Renzi’s New Constitution: Really the Solution to Italy’s Troubles?

The effects of Renzi’s reforms are problematic. They lead to more centralization — and don’t address the country’s real problems.

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After Brexit: Now It’s Italy’s Turn

Germany will have to change its policies if it wants to avoid exit of other countries from the union.

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