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About Enea Desideri

Enea Desideri is a research analyst at think tank Open Europe. He holds a Masters in ‘European Studies: Ideas, Ideologies and Identities’ from the London School of Economics and Political Science, having previously studied at the University of Bath. His fields of interest include Euroscepticism and left-wing populism in Europe, with particular reference to the experience of the Five Star Movement in Italy.

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Want to get a feel of where Italy is heading? Look at the Five Star Movement

Luigi Di Maio’s appointment as the party’s PM candidate, stating he would seek other forces’ support in the absence of a clear governing majority, marks an important step change.

Five Star Movement: saviours of democracy?

Although thriving on the anti-establishment fervour across Italy and Europe, the prospect of a M5S government in Italy could be an unexpected impulse for democracy in the EU.

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