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About Tommaso Segantini

Tommaso Segantini is an Italian freelance journalist. His personal blog can be found here.

Articles by Tommaso Segantini

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Qatar crisis: a broader consolidation of power

Despite the real tension and rivalries, there is far more that unites Qatar and surrounding countries than what separates them.

The truth behind Front National's change of heart

Despite its suggestive rhetoric and its appeals to the lower classes, the party's disguise as a champion of "the people" is a sham, and must be uncovered.

The "extreme centre" is collapsing under its own contradictions

In an article in The Economist, the author examines the rise of new political movements in the west; his analysis is revealing about the degree of self-deception, ideological blindness and departure from reality of western elites.

The 5 star movement and the left

The relationship between the Five Star Movement and the left is a complicated one. What is the potential and what are the limits of M5S to bring forward a progressive agenda?

Bernie Sanders at the crossroads

Will his campaign endorse Hillary Clinton and minimise the risk of Trump becoming president, or will it back Green Party candidate Jill Stein and try to create a progressive alternative?

Interviewing Babah Tarawally, Dutch novelist and former refugee from Sierra Leone

Babah Tarawally’s message is one of hope; he urges refugees to emancipate themselves from both a racist or excessively self-pitying discourse, and to acquire an active role in the construction of their future. 

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