Italy’s election earlier this week produced a historic result that could shake up politics not only in Italy, but across Europe.
A right-wing coalition led by the Brothers in Italy, a political party with neo-fascist roots, won 44 percent of the vote. And its leader – Girogia Meloni – looks set to become the country’s next prime minister. Hermione Kitson have more from Rome.
- Eleonora Poli is head of economic analysis at the Center for European Policy.
- A. James McAdams is professor of international affairs at the University of Notre Dame and co-editor of “Contemporary Far-Right Thinkers and the Future of Liberal Democracy.”
- Nicholas Michelsen teaches international relations at King’s College London and serves as editor-in-chief of an academic journal on Central and Eastern European politics and international relations.
- Cecilia Sottilotta is an assistant professor at The American University of Rome.
Do the results of Italy’s elections really mean that the country has resumed its fascist past? https://t.co/BZIvxH25Ut
— The Economist (@TheEconomist) 30 September 2022
Jimmie Åkesson, the leader of a nationalist populist party, declared victory for a right-wing bloc in this weekend’s election in Sweden and vowed on Wednesday that it is “time to put Sweden first”. https://t.co/f82hReyFj9
— Associated Press (@AP) 14 September 2022