Muslims in the West and the rise of the new populists: The case of Italy

Contents: Contextualizing religion and immigration in Italy The League and Italian populism The Five Star Movement and Italian populism Conclusion The February 2013 parliamentary elections represented a “shock” for Italian politics. Italian citizens punished the traditional mainstream political parties and elected the youngest parliament to date. The striking swing in the Italian voter party preferences … Continue reading Muslims in the West and the rise of the new populists: The case of Italy