'I am Giorgia, I am a woman, I am a mother'. So said Giorgia Meloni in a speech that has defined her career. Yet, write Laura Montecchio and Marianna Griffini, Meloni is far from a promoter of gender rights Read more
The Italian general election produced a clear majority for the right-wing coalition headed by the Brothers of Italy, following a significant shift of votes within the coalition. The parties of the centre-left failed to forge an electoral alliance to stop the right. The political landscape remains volatile, says Giovanni Capoccia Read more
Italy has just elected a new President â by giving the incumbent, Sergio Mattarella, a second term of office. An outbreak of âbusiness as usual'? No, says Bill Emmott â the election has exposed deep divisions in party politics which could have ramifications for government stability Read more
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