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From Italy to Iceland: The Promise of Digital, Direct Democracy

Originally printed on www.occupy.com on May 8, 2013

Reprinted on Truthout

Reprinted on Mint Press News

The use of the Internet as a means of spreading political ideas and organizing social movements has sent shock waves throughout the political establishment over the last few years. 891 more words


Showcase: Raffaele Marinetti

Raffaele Marinetti is a freelance illustrator and concept artist based in Naples (Italy), who creates digital paintings principally for private commissions but also for books, magazines covers, adv…

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what is italy's 5 Star Movement

this video was made after the 2012 elections in italy when the 5 Star Movement finished first in parliamentary elections for the first time.

the end of the 68 generation

the success of the 5 Star Movement in italy this weekend led by the 31 year old Luigi Di Maio is not a success of populism, but a move towards the easing out of the 60s generation in italy. 112 more words

Italy election: Populist surge prompts political deadlock

Italy’s voters have turned to right-wing and populist parties in an election that is set to leave the country with a hung parliament.

The Eurosceptic, anti-establishment Five Star Movement was the biggest party with almost a third of the vote. 1,020 more words


Italian Populism, Two Sides of the Same Coin

The upcoming Italian election features two populist leaders who became famous through the entertainment industry. The Five Star Movement, founded by actor and comedian Beppe Grillo, is poised to make a push in the upcoming Italian election.  699 more words

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" keep calm get a coffee : the roots of modern populism in europe "

Thirty-one years ago the death of Michel Colucci also known as Coluche. In the history of Europe he was the first comedian candidate for the political election. 374 more words

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