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Last week’s election which left no party able to form a government on its own is projecting a bizarre mood. The narrow-margin coalition-winner Partito Democratico (PD-leader Bersani) have right to try and assemble a government, probably a minority government, as courted Movimento 5 Stelle (M5S-Grillo) is not prepared to intermingle with “defunct political parties”. On… » read more

Posted by Elio Pennisi

When political polls show an unpredictable outcome then the situation of a country becomes dangerous. It becomes frightening if that country is stuck in a crisis while candidates of all colours race with each other in making unconvincing promises to lure voters, in the knowledge that those promises blow with the sure breeze of the… » read more

Posted by Elio Pennisi