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The present electoral law, introduced by the former Berlusconi government, only allows voting for the party while this last (well,…the Premier) will nominate members of parliament; a typical example of imperfect democracy. It was argued that a direct election of candidates would encourage vote rigging among unscrupulous contenders; as a result, the present technocrat parliament… » read more

Posted by Elio Pennisi

The country presents two basic plights: the political class, the so called “caste” and the expanse of the territory. The term “caste” epitomises the extent of privileges built up by politicians in the last 5-6 decades; the term was first used in an Italian book, written by Sergio Rizzo and Gian- Antonio Stella, two journalists… » read more

Posted by Elio Pennisi