Tag Archives: Italian politics

Italy Announces Paolo Gentiloni as New Prime Minister

If you’ve been following Italian politics, you know that Matteo Renzi is out and Paolo Gentiloni is in. Changes in Italian government leaders happen faster than the blink of an eye sometimes, or so it seems. According to The Guardian, … Continue reading

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Will Italy Say Si or No to Matteo Renzi’s Referendum?

Today is election day in Italy and in a few hours Italians will go to the polls to cast their votes.  Will they say si or no to Matteo Renzi’s referendum to  streamline the parliament?  Voting begins today at 07:00 … Continue reading

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My Comments on the South of Italy

An article that appeared this week on the New York Times Op-Ed page caught my attention. Respected writer Beppe Severgnini titled his piece, Why No One Goes to Naples. In the piece, Severgnini is not only talking about Naples, but … Continue reading

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