On Wednesday, October 5 at 19:30 GMT:
Giorgia Meloni has not solely turn into Italy’s first feminine prime minister, but in addition the pinnacle of the country’s most right-wing government because the period of fascist chief Benito Mussolini.
Campaigning for “God, homeland and household”, Meloni is the primary prime minister to return from a political celebration with roots within the Italian neofascist motion. She has denounced the fascist past of the Brothers of Italy, a celebration which now manufacturers itself as a conservative populist motion with hardline stances towards LGBTQ rights and asylum seekers.
The political beneficial properties of Brothers of Italy and the 2 different events within the right-wing coalition – Matteo Salvini’s Lega celebration and Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia – are one more occasion of far-right populism’s growing mainstream appeal in European politics.
Meloni’s authorities should now deal with Italy’s financial crises – inflation and the rising cost of living and energy amid the battle in Ukraine.
How will Meloni’s marketing campaign rhetoric translate into coverage? On this episode of The Stream, we’ll have a look at what lies forward for Italians.
On this episode of The Stream, we converse with:
Federico Fubini, @federicofubini
Barbara Serra, @BarbaraGSerra
Marina Cino Pagliarello, @MarinaCinoP
Fellow, London Faculty of Economics