Reflections on leading European nations in deep domestic trouble, including a Germany that apparently can only think of itself.
Giorgia Meloni is a cynical, quick-lipped, unmarried mother who speaks French and passable English. She is many things, but she is not a female Mussolini.
Sergio Mattarella stays on as president, Mario Draghi remains prime minister. For Italy and Europe, this is the least bad outcome of Italy’s presidential election.
Salvini, Meloni and the hard right have to contend with a resurgence of the center left in Italy’s most important urban centers.
The EU’s patience to throw Italy yet another lifeline after the current one is rapidly vanishing.
A collection of features from our archives exploring Italy’s politics, history, economy and culture.
This week, The Globalist Culinary Tour explores the food and culture of Italy.
Did years of painful colonial rule by the Italians shape Libya’s relationship with the West today?