Italy court deals blow to 5 Star ahead of Sicily vote

By |september 13th, 2017|Beppe Grillo, Italy, Luigi Di Maio, Movimento Cinque Stelle, News, Sicily, Virginia Raggi|

A court in Sicily has suspended the results of an internal primary ballot by the anti-establishment 5 Star Movement, potentially disrupting its bid to win control of the island in an election in November.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy court deals blow to 5 Star ahead of Sicily vote

Trans-Europe Express: Lega Nord Means Berlusconi

By |september 8th, 2017|Alternative für Deutschland, Angela Mekel, Austria, Beppe Grillo, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Jan Zahradil, Lega Nord, Marine Le Pen, Martin Schulz, migrants, Movimento Cinque Stelle, neoliberalism, News, Partito Democratico, populism, Serbia, Silvio Berlusconi, Slovenia, SYRIZA, Tallinn, Turkey|

The Lega Nord has won the election. Or so one would be inclined to believe, surveying the stories on Italian politics published since August in the (mostly) UK press. A bit of Brexit projection, perhaps? Not exactly, but it can’t be excluded either.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Trans-Europe Express: Lega Nord Means Berlusconi

Berlusconi dusts himself down in final bid for power

By |junij 28th, 2017|Beppe Grillo, corruption, forza italia, Italy, Matteo Renzi, Mediaset, News, Northern league, Silvio Berlusconi|

He is an 80-year-old convicted criminal whose last government ended with Italy on the brink of bankruptcy - and he may well be kingmaker at the next election within a year.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Berlusconi dusts himself down in final bid for power

Trans-Europe Express: Is Sánchez a man with a plan?

By |junij 23rd, 2017|Albert Rivera, Beppe Grillo, Bernie Sanders, Bulgaria, Chile, Emmanuel Macron, France, George Soros, Greece, Heather Grabbe, Hungary, Italy, Jeremy Corbyn, Macedonia, Mariano Rajoy, migrants, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Pedro Sanchez, PSOE, Refugees, Serbia, Slovakia, Socialism, Spain, Susana Díaz, Tibor Navracsics, Trans-Europe Express, Turkey, Zoltán Kovács, Zoran Zaev|

Last month, Pedro Sánchez brought a new and unexpected result to the European ballot box. Sánchez returned to his post as secretary general of Spain’s Socialist Party (PSOE) after a bitter campaign against Susana Díaz, the powerful president of Andalucía who was supported by the barons of the party.

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Trans-Europe Express: 5 Star fails on immigration

By |junij 16th, 2017|Beppe Grillo, Czech Republic, Five Star Movement, forza italia, France, Germany, Gianroberto Casaleggio, Greece, Hungary, Italy, migrants, News, Refugees, Romania, Serbia, Silvio Berlusconi, Spain, Trans-Europe Express, Virginia Raggi|

It was a wipeout. Failing to win a single contest in 1,004 local elections in Italy on Sunday (11 June), Beppe Grillo’s 5 Star Movement was quickly assigned to the list of declining populist parties that began with Geert Wilders’ defeat in March’s Dutch poll.

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EU analysts say traditional parties should learn from populists

By |maj 5th, 2017|Beppe Grillo, Democracy, Emmanuel Macron, Five Star Movement, Heather Grabbe, National Front, nationalism, News, Paolo Graziano, Podemos, populism|

In the wake of Brexit and the growing dissatisfaction of European voters, populists are gaining ground across the continent. But experts don’t seem concerned, as they see the shake-up as a healthy sign of democracy.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU analysts say traditional parties should learn from populists