Italy is the only western-European government where radical-right populists are the dominant power. But now they have found the limits to it. The populist coalition in Italy, of the ‘five-stars movement’ (M5S) and the Lega, was recently the object of ironic media commentary, having produced a copy-pasted version of a decree—to rescue the Italian bank […]
Valerio Alfonso Bruno and Adriano Cozzolino
Valerio Alfonso Bruno is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). His research focuses on post-2008 technocratic and financial elites and their relationship with the rise of populist movements in the European Union. Adriano Cozzolino has a PhD in international studies. He researches on the political economy of the European Union and the transformation of the nation-state in the neoliberal era.