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Italy – and the United Kingdom

The recent elections in Italy are, without doubt, a ‘turn-up for the book’; and who foresaw that coming?

One of the first points I noticed is the general media labeling 5*Movement as maverick, populist and far-right, no doubt purely because they challenge the status-quo of political mediocrity which encapsulates the idea it is possible to be all things to all men.

As with every decision by the electorate, wherein no party gains a majority, we now have a ‘bun-fight’ among Italian political leaders in their attempts to gain power.  read more.....