Severely Bruised Italian Populist Racists

For more than a decade, the coming to power of far-right populists has been expected in Italy. But there is good news. Voters may have stopped the country’s seemingly relentless right-wing drift. Italy’s center-left wakes up In the recent round of municipal elections, the Italian political right made a big …

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Can Salvini prevent the League from breaking up?

In the summer of 2019, Matteo Salvini was one of the most powerful men in Italy. The leader of the far-right League party was seen by some as a sovereignist messiah, others feared he would become a Mediterranean Viktor Orbán, the Hungarian Prime Minister and the EU’s enfant terrible. But …

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