Comedian takes centre stage in Ukraine’s presidential race

By |februar 27th, 2019|anti-system, corruption, News, oligarchs, Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine, Ukraine elections, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Yulia Tymoshenko|

In a popular Ukrainian TV series, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy plays a president who is scrupulously honest and outwits crooked lawmakers and shadowy businessmen who try to stand in his way.

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The Five Star Movement’s attempt to create a European Parliament group

By |februar 18th, 2019|5-Star Movement, anti-system, direct democracy, European elections 2019, Luigi Di Maio, News|

Leaders of 5 parties from Italy, Poland, Croatia, Finland and Greece met in Rome last week to sign an electoral manifesto. Piotr Kaczyński has followed the event and offers his impressions and comments.

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2019 LOOKAHEAD: New brand of social upheaval takes shape ahead of EU elections

By |december 27th, 2018|anti-system, Belgium, Brexit, Bulgaria, Charles Michel, Emmanuel Macron, EU elections 2019, France, fuel prices, Hungary, Italy, Jean-Luc Melenchon, Marine Le Pen, News, Poland, refugee crisis, social unrest, Spain, Sweden, UK, Viktor Orbán, yellow vests|

The yellow vests in France and Belgium may be only the tip of the iceberg of a major social upheaval ahead of the European elections, with a common denominator: people protesting their worsening living standards do not want to be represented by the exi...

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Italy’s Di Maio threatens to punish unfriendly newspapers

By |september 17th, 2018|5-Star Movement, anti-system, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, News, press freedom|

Luigi Di Maio, a key figure in Italy's populist government, has taken aim at the country's newspapers, accusing them of "polluting the debate" and threatening to pull advertising by state-owned companies.

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Oettinger warns Italy not to block EU budget talks

By |avgust 29th, 2018|5-Star Movement, anti-system, EU budget 2020-2027, European elections, European Parliament, Günther Oettinger, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, News, refugee crisis|

It is in no one's interest to hold up budget negotiations at the European Union, the bloc's budget chief warned Tuesday (28 August) after Italy threatened a blockade over the migrant issue.

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Salvini and Orbán launch anti-immigration manifesto ahead of EU elections

By |avgust 29th, 2018|5-Star Movement, Andrej Babis, anti-immigration, anti-system, Emmanuel Macron, EPP, European elections, European Parliament, far right, Fidesz, George Soros, Giuseppe Conte, illiberal democracy, Lega Nord, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, Steve Bannon, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Hungary’s illiberal Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini launched Tuesday (28 August) an anti-migration manifesto aiming at next year's European parliament elections, targeting a common enemy.

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Italy threatens to veto EU’s long-term budget over migration crisis

By |avgust 28th, 2018|5-Star Movement, anti-system, EU budget 2020-2027, European elections 2019, European Parliament, far right, Giuseppe Conte, Günther Oettinger, Italy, Lega Nord, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, refugee crisis|

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio on Monday (27 August) threatened to veto the European Union's seven-year budget plan should the bloc not do more to share the burden of migrant arrivals.

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Macron warns of populism ‘leprosy’, Italy hits back

By |junij 22nd, 2018|5-Star Movement, anti-system, Emmanuel Macron, far right, France, Italian elections 2018, Italy, Lega Nord, Luigi Di Maio, News, populism, refugee crisis|

French President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday (21 June) populism was spreading across Europe like a disease that Europeans should fight more vigorously instead of criticising the actions of pro-European governments like his.

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5-Star, League on verge of reaching government deal

By |maj 18th, 2018|anti-system, far right, Italian elections 2018, Lega Nord, Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini, News, populism, refugee crisis, Sergio Mattarella|

Italy inched closer towards ending more than two months of political deadlock on Thursday (17 May) as anti-establishment leader Luigi Di Maio said he was confident an agreement would be reached on forming a coalition government with the far-right.

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