Sergio Matarella

Italy's Political Crisis & New Elections: An Opportunity for the Far-Right?

Italy’s Political Crisis & New Elections: An Opportunity for the Far-Right?

May 29, 2018

Italy’s president Sergio Matarella has thrown the country’s politics into turmoil when he rejected the parliament’s chosen Prime Minister and instead chose a former IMF economist as Prime Minister, in order to save Italy’s standing in the European Union. But he seems to have miscalculated and provided an opening for the far-right, explains Prof. Steve…