Tag Archives: Italy

Tusk and Mogherini: Appointments and Opportunities

Daniel Schade and James Bartholomeusz note the appointment of Donald Tusk and Federica Mogherini to major positions in European government.

Great European – Carlo Cattaneo

This week in our Great Europeans series, Liam Fitzgerald takes a look at Italian Carlo Cattaneo, intellectual, philosopher, author, and one of Europe’s first federalists.

A New Renaissance? Renzi, Italy and the United States of Europe

Matteo Renzi’s new offer of a United States of Europe is a beacon of hope both for the continent and for Italy itself. By Mario Zorro

Spinelli and Rossi: The Forefathers of European Federalism

Next in our series on historical federalism, James Bartholomeusz takes a look at the Ventotene Manifesto, one of the founding documents of European federalism.

Italy: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Mario Zorro analyses the state of Italy in the wake of the European elections and the agenda of Matteo Renzi.


« Chi va piano, va sano e va lontano ». “He who goes softly, goes safely; he who goes safely goes far”. A profile of Italian politics. By Maxence Salendre.

The Italian cabinet, led by Prime Minister Renzi

Italy in 2014: Let us hope for the best

A week after Matteo Renzi took power in Italy, the PDU’s new patron Giorgio La Malfa considers the current state of the its politics.

It’s the Elections, Stupid

While Europe has formally come out of recession, the Eurozone crisis is far from over. Unless we start to realize that the continent’s greatest structural problems aren’t economic but political in nature, every major national…

Good Riddance! Europe Says Ciao to Silvio Berlusconi

Europe might finally find itself freed from one of its greatest internal adversaries, former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. By Korbinian Rueger. Imagine German Chancellor Angela Merkel controlling roughly half of the German media. Imagine French…