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A dangerous trick by the two Marios

The following has been in the back of my mind during what now appears to be the whole of last year. In April 2014 Mario Monti gave an interview to Marc Peeperkorn in the Dutch newspaper Volkskrant, p10-13, … 592 more words

Economic Crisis

Can an Italian Government still influence its bond yield spread?

The Italian Minister of Economy Pier Carlo Padoan commented today the dramatic decrease of the Italy/Germany bond yield spread, which is now under 90. Mr Padoan argued that the financial market are taking note of the bold reforms enacted by the Italian Government. 98 more words


How to cling to power Renzi style

You can call him an achiever or a would be dictator, it’s a matter of perspective. For sure, the methods of the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi are quite offhand. 191 more words


Italian Constitutional Court saves technocratic pension reform

The Italian Constitutional ruled that a proposed referendum to abrogate the pension reform enacted by Mario Monti’s technocratic Government cannot be held.

The referendum, supported by an odd alliance of conservative parties and leftist trade unions, was likely to succeed. 111 more words


Rome Will Bid to Host 2024 Olympic Games

Colosseum in Rome (Shutterstock)

ROME, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi launched a bid on Monday to bring the 2024 summer Olympic Games to Rome, presenting it as a boost for the country as the capital reels from a corruption scandal and the economy flounders. 339 more words


Mario Monti on Piracy and Exclusive Jurisdiction of the Flag State in International Waters

On 26 September 2012, the President of the Council of Ministers, Mario Monti, intervened at the 67th Session of the U.N. General Assembly. Mr. Monti addressed, … 142 more words

United Nations

MatteoRenzi vs. Matteo Renzi

Inutile negarlo: MatteoRenzi è una delle cose più interessanti mai capitate alla malconcia Repubblica Italiana. MatteoRenzi il fenomeno mediatico/politico/culturale. La sensazione che l’Italia abbia finalmente un governo al passo coi tempi, con al comando un baldo giovane in grado di tastare il polso del Paese. 547 more words