negociaciones hacia una posible salida de la crisis en Grecia podrían haber
representado una oportunidad para hacer frente a las grandes dificultades y al
estancamiento que arrastra la economía italiana.English.
This lack of lived experience with the
violence of our state entails an almost inevitable blindness to the deepening
divide between those our states protect and those whose life it represses,
expels, and humiliates.
Thanks to extremely complex electoral laws and the ease with which alliances are created and broken, as is usual in Italy, all sides claim victory. However, there are some striking conclusions we can draw from the results.
On Sunday, 31 May, regional elections will be held in seven very sensitive regions in Italy. Though Renzi has been predicting a victory, the rise of eurosceptic parties in Italy and in Europe could have an unpredictable effect.
Corruption in Italy is a
well-established fact. Combined
pressure from internal and external sources might perhaps be able to achieve
what the Italian political system seems incapable of: a shift to a
Italy has a recent history which tends to make it resistant to the very concept of “stability”, and the idea of a politically stable apparatus. This inevitably raises the spectre of a possible authoritarian drift.
The Italian minister of foreign
affairs, Paolo Gentiloni, said that Italy’s mostly German-speaking
region is an example for solving ethnic disputes in Ukraine and beyond. This is a flawed and dangerous piece of advice.
El objetivo principal de Podemos es aglutinar una amplia
mayoría, lo que en la práctica significa poner en pie un partido de clases
medias que deje atrás el eje Derecha/Izquierda y ocupe la centralidad política. Publicado previamente en Can Europe Make It. English.
goal of Podemos is to marshal an ample majority, which means in practice to build
a middle-class party, and to give up the traditional Left/Right axis for a
position of centrality. Español.
The Italian Senate passed the Jobs Act earlier this month with much opposition from unions. But will the reform of the labour market have any effect, or do the problems with Italy's economy lie elsewhere?
Last week the Italian precariat took a step beyond primitive
rebellion and began to constitute itself as a politics. As its arguments take
shape those involved must work to engage with communities outside of
the activist world.
The arrival of the migrants created
conflict between Italy and France – with both Nicolas Sarkozy and Silvio Berlusconi
facing an election year – and quickly escalated into threatening the Schengen
In 1983, I was first elected to the South Tyrolean Parliament. Since then I have continued to fight for the self-determination of the South Tyrolean people, as our movement goes from strength to strength.