The Colonial End Game

The Colonial End Game

Sometimes the internet being eternal works to our advantage. Recently, there’s been a dustup in European politics over a three-year old video of now Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni stepping on the third rail of European politics. In that video she openly explained that colonialism in Europe isn’t over and she tied it to African…

Fascism Returns to Europe’s Centerstage

Fascism Returns to Europe’s Centerstage

The stunning victory of a far-right coalition in Italy’s parliamentary election on Sunday is largely seen from the distinct prospect of Giorgia Meloni becoming the country’s next prime minister, whose hardline views on immigration and the preservation of the “Christian family” are rooted in the Italian Social Movement (MSI), a party founded after World War…

“EU Harakiri”on Behalf of Washington. The Nord Stream Destruction, Is the EC Planning to Destroy the European Union?

“EU Harakiri”on Behalf of Washington. The Nord Stream Destruction, Is the EC Planning to Destroy the European Union?

You may want to take note of this recent quote by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:  ”The armed conflict in Ukraine will continue until 2030, as a result, Ukraine will lose half of its territory, and the EU will cease to exist by that moment.  This conflict could have been local, but due to the intervention of…

Giorgia on Our Mind

Giorgia on Our Mind

It’s tempting to interpret the Italian electoral results this past Sunday as voters merrily hurling a bowl of lush papardelle with wild boar ragu over the collective bland faces of the toxic unelected Euro-oligarchy sitting in Brussels. Well, it’s complicated. Italy’s electoral system is all about coalitions. The center-right Meloni-Berlusconi-Salvini troika is bound to amass…

Hold Your Breath. Europe Is at a Tipping Point, As the Abyss Is Closer Than We Think

Hold Your Breath. Europe Is at a Tipping Point, As the Abyss Is Closer Than We Think

It’s Italy which will fire the starter’s gun on a turnaround on the EU’s policy on Russia and the Ukraine war. It might well be Italy which marks the starting point of a demise of sorts of the EU, as the coalition government collapses. Mario Draghi, who might be remembering interest rate hikes like the…

Draghi On the Way Out in Italy

Draghi On the Way Out in Italy

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi is out. He tendered his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella. Mattarella is refusing for now. There will be another confidence vote. It shouldn’t matter. As is always the case with Italian politics, the story is always far murkier than the headline. The headline is Five Star Movement (M5S) leader Giuseppe…