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About Giulio D’Eramo

Giulio D'Eramo is an Italian freelance journalist working between London and Rome. In English he writes about socio-political and media problems for the Index on Censorship and other magazines. In Italian he writes about freedom and media issues for Articolo21

Articles by Giulio D’Eramo

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Rosemary Bechler is a mainsite editor of openDemocracy

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Italy's lost sovereignty – when did it happen?

During the past few weeks, Mr. Monti has named many reforms that need to be made, not including a new electoral law. But if it is true that we have lost a great deal of sovereignty, we Italians did it willingly, a long time ago, and Mr. Monti has little to do with it.

Cut the debt, cut growth?

Italy has just passed yet another austerity measure, enduring another batch of strikes and protests. Given the failure of the preceding cuts, Italians are asking whether these measures are actually preventing growth, rather than encouraging it.

Italy, the radioactive democracy

An Italian vote on nuclear energy on June 12 could well have had a disastrous impact on the whole of Europe. Berlusconi and the Italian media were hoping that no-one had noticed, but they had.
(This article was first published on 2 June 2011 and updated on 14 June 2011)
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