The latest parliamentary election is a turning point for the Italian Republic. Giorgia Meloni reached a historical victory, paving the way for her post-fascist formation. There are no serious consequences for the future of democracy to be expected. Yet electoral results showed strong elements of fluidity within the party system that could provide new lessons […]
25 September was a ‘blue Monday’, at least for the Italian centre-left coalition led by Enrico Letta, which registered one of the worst electoral results of the last years. It was blue, like the Brothers of Italy party colour, a blue flag with a tricolour flame at the centre. 25 September saw Giorgia Meloni, the […]
On 25 September, Italy’s ballot boxes saw another swing of the pendulum, as one has come to expect in the parliamentary elections of the Second Republic era. Now, after a government headed by a ‘technician’, who weighs up figures, external constraints and compatibilities, a new leader is to take over, resetting the clock, budget limits […]
The progressive camp in Israel has been trying for years to find its way back to the corridors of power and influence. So far unsuccessfully. Those seeking ways for change often wonder whether the solution to Israel’s problems will emerge from outside, for example driven by international action. Or if it may come from within, […]
The anti-immigration narrative is granting him even more influence.
With a tripolar party system, the ballot has reproduced a highly fragmented situation.