Tag: Populism

Former Prime Minister and president of Italian right-wing party Forza Italia, Silvio Berlusconi, speaks during a convention of his party on October 14, 2017 at Ischia. / AFP PHOTO / Eliano IMPERATO (Photo credit should read ELIANO IMPERATO/AFP/Getty Images)

Italy Lifts Ban on Silvio Berlusconi Holding Political Office

A Milan court has rehabilitated media magnate and former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, releasing him from his “lifetime ban” on holding public office and paving the way for a possible return to active politics.

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NYT: 2016 Election Won by Unrecognized Blue-Collar Nation

The 2016 exit-polls undercounted blue-collar white voters by almost 14 million and exaggerated the number of college-graduate voters by roughly 18 million, according to a report in the New York Times. 

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Steve Bannon Rocks Switzerland with Message of Populist-Nationalism

ZÜRICH — Stephen K. Bannon took Zürich by storm Tuesday, addressing a sell-out crowd on the future of international populist nationalism, calling the movement “unstoppable” and “only at its beginning stages.” Citing recent examples from Italy, Poland, Hungary, Austria and France,

Italy's populist Five Star Movement (M5S) party leader Luigi Di Maio, addresses journalists a day after Italy's general elections, on March 5, 2018 in Rome.

Italy Election Aftermath: Renzi Quits, Center-Left ‘Disappears’

With final results in from Sunday’s national elections in Italy, the depth of the defeat for the left can be fully appreciated with the resignation of the leader of the Democratic Party (PD) and the severely diminished presence of the center-left coalition in Parliament.

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Establishment Right-Wingers in Meltdown over Marion Le Pen Invite to CPAC

Several members of the U.S. media establishment — including so-called conservatives — have been in meltdown on social media after it was announced that French firebrand Marion Maréchal-Le Pen would be speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) this week.

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Pro-Sovereignty Populists on Course to Dominate European 2018 Elections

After the victory of pro-sovereignty Czech President Miloš Zeman, many are looking to the next three big national elections in Europe this year in which populists and pro-sovereignty parties look to dominate in Italy and Hungary and place strongly in Sweden.