A collection of features from our archives exploring Italy’s politics, history, economy and culture.
This week, The Globalist Culinary Tour explores the food and culture of Italy.
Did years of painful colonial rule by the Italians shape Libya’s relationship with the West today?
Italy has moved—again—in the direction of stability in the short term, while facing long-term fragility of its economic and financial situation.
Italy’s budget plan should be treated for what it is – a pie in the sky.
Dealing in alternate realities is a tricky business. As is often noted, predictions are hard, especially about the future.
The European Commission exposes Italy’s wishful thinking.
Is Italy’s crisis the new Greece? Is it just as bad? Or different? Could it take just as long to resolve it?
Five Star leader Di Maio still has not learned that comments which may go down well during an election campaign can easily backfire for a senior politician in office.
It may take a further rise in Italian bond yields to remind the populist government’s leaders in Rome that their room for maneuver to operate with more debt is very limited.