Tag Archives: Matteo Renzi

Macron = Renzi? Probably Not

Macron has two advantages over Matteo Renzi: A solid majority in parliament and the ability to give protesters some fiscal concessions.

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Will Macron End Like François Hollande – Or Matteo Renzi?

France’s current political fight is over the country’s ability to accept evolutionary – rather than revolutionary — change.

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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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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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Brexit’s Contagion Risks

Will the British vote to leave the EU embolden anti-European populists elsewhere in Europe?

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Italy at a Crossroads

Can Italy finally hope for a much-needed political stability?

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Italy’s Political Vacuum

The resignation of President Napolitano could pose a big challenge for Matteo Renzi.

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Message to France: “Reform or Drop Dead”

France’s Prime Minister Valls urges his fellow citizens to reform.

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Germany: Desperately Seeking a Matteo Renzi

Germany needs its own Matteo Renzi to prepare the country for the challenges ahead

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