Con M5S o no, il Pd ripensi al suo modello di partito. Il commento di Floridia

Qualsiasi contributo alla discussione sul profilo politico-culturale del Pd non può che andare di pari passo con una proposta radicale di ricostruzione dell’intero modello di partito che, di fatto, si è via via costruito negli anni, al di là della retorica sui miti fondativi. L'intervento di Antonio Floridia, direttore de l’Osservatorio elettorale e il settore “Politiche per la partecipazione” della Regione Toscana, già presidente della Società Italiana di Studi elettorali

Turmoil in Italian government as parties question their nature and ties

One year ago, the anti-establishment and populist Five Star Movement conveniently joined forces with the historically leftist and reformist Democratic Party to prevent the rise of the right. Today, their coexistence is producing a series of doubts and internal divisions. Whether to merge for good and enact systemic changes to bridge the gaps, or to keep the alliance strictly temporary and the boundaries defined: that is the question

Italy: Matteo Salvini trial reignites debate over politicisation of justice

On Thursday, the Italian Senate greenlighted a process against the leader of the opposition, Matteo Salvini, over his handling of migrant rescuing operations during his tenure as interior minister. The event unfolded against the backdrop of a long-running row over the politicisation of justice, which has stirred controversy and calls of reformation from across the political spectrum