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The Italian resistance movement (Italian: Resistenza italiana o...

wikipedia - 10 Nov 2016
The Italian resistance movement (Italian: Resistenza italiana or just Resistenza) is an umbrella term for resistance groups that opposed the occupying German forces and the Italian Fascist puppet regime of the Italian Social Republic during the later years of World War II. It was formed by pro-Allied Italians, following the Allied invasion of the country, the armistice between Italy and Allied armed forces, and German military occupation of northern Italy. The movement is also known as the Italian
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The Coming Storm: Italy Under a Right-Wing Populist Government

Truthout - 18 Jun 2018
Both the Five Star Movement and the Northern League advocate a potpourri economic agenda which appears attractive to the rich and poor alike, with sharp tax cuts (both parties favor a flat 15 percent tax rate) and a social safety net. The agenda also ...
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Italian minister declares victory as Spain accepts rescue boat

The Guardian - 11 Jun 2018
Matteo Salvini, Italy's far-right interior minister, has declared victory after a standoff over the fate of 629 people on a humanitarian rescue boat prompted Spain to agree to accept them. The impasse, after the populist and far-right government in ...
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Xenophobia Meets Reality in Italy

Foreign Policy (blog) - 13 Jun 2018
Salvini is the federal secretary of populist Lega party, which along with the Five Star Movement comprises the country's new “government of change,” ever since Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's initial failure to form a government in May proved to be a ...
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The Jewish Opera Italy Couldn't Bear to Hear

The Atlantic - 13 Jun 2018
A successful 40-year-old composer, he'd already had his music performed in some of Italy's most prestigious theaters, but never at La Scala. That had a special significance for him, ...
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Here's why markets are worried about Italian politics — again

MarketWatch - 29 May 2018
That election looks to be in the cards, as an attempt to form a caretaker government led by International Monetary Fund veteran Carlo Cottarelli faces resistance. Cottarelli was put into that role on Monday by Italian President Sergio Mattarella, who ...
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Five Star Movement and Lega - the bad news on Italy's new government

The Australian Financial Review - 07 Jun 2018
EU laws, says Lega head Salvini, will only be respected in the future if they are beneficial to Italy. And Di Maio of the Five Star Movement adds: "Starting now, the Italians come first and only then the negotiations about the deficit and EU rules ...
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How did the scapegoaters take power in Italy? - 08 Jun 2018
A NEW right-wing government is in power in Italy, with the Five Star Movement (M5S) — often described as populist or anti-establishment, but with a clear nationalist streak — sharing power with the unambiguously hard-line right League. ...
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Remembering Pier Paolo Pasolini

Jacobin magazine - 01 Jun 2018
His complicated relationship with the PCI mirrored his interactions with the rest of the Left in Italy and abroad, which ranged from his skeptical support for student movements to his almost uncritical infatuation with the American New Left. In the ...
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Italy's new government is bad news for women and minorities

Open Democracy - 14 Jun 2018
Italy's new government was sworn in on 1 June, after three months of seemingly interminable negotiations between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the right-wing Lega ('League') party. The new prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, is an academic ...
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ECB Readies for Italy Standoff With Populists Close to Power

Bloomberg - 24 May 2018
Giuseppe Conte, the political novice chosen by the populist Five Star Movement and Northern League as Italian prime minister, was asked on Wednesday evening by president Sergio Mattarella to form a government. That outlook has sent yields on bonds ...

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