The EU, Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean
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Extreme right-wing and xenophobic tendencies have been for decades a constant and broadly accepted element of Italian political life.
The M5S feeds on real problems and disenchantment with political parties. They are the best by far at exploiting the internet and are years ahead of other parties.
Despite women’s presence in politics in Italy, no woman has ever been the leader of a major political party.
Despite the large numbers of migrants entering Europe, the challenge itself is manageable.
No Italian would seriously argue leaving the European Union. It would be absolutely suicidal for Italy.