Category Archives: Italy

Forming a government, Italian-style

For the last two months, Italy has remained in a limbo with an interim government that will not continue but no alternative. For the first time ever, Italians could be called to vote in summer – perhaps not the best idea given the country’s weather.

The story of how this has happened is a curious one that works in several steps:

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David is a “student” of European politics from Spain living in that frozen wasteland known as Sweden, and before that in the Netherlands. He is a politics nerd, 1980s music lover and coffee addict, but not necessarily in that order. He has his biases – but they are transparent.