The 8th episode of CN Live! looked at three political crises: the drama unfolding in Westminster over Brexit; the new cabinet in Italy and India’s attempt to annex Kashmir.
What Italy Can Learn From its Women’s Soccer Team
Where male-dominated soccer, politics and the economy thrive in the cult of individualism, the women work in solidarity with each other, like workers of days gone by, says Attilio Moro.
Italy Looks to China
The U.S. and EU may worry about Rome joining the New Silk Road, but it’s their fault, writes Andrew Spannaus.
Privatization, the EU and a Bridge
A Genoa bridge that collapsed last month killing 43 people is privately owned, but a key factor that has slowed basic infrastructure investment in Italy in recent years is the fault of the EU, reports Andrew Spannaus.
Solving Italy’s Immigration Crisis
Europe must join forces to govern immigration—supporting development in impacted African countries and integration in the most dynamic economies—because one country alone cannot end this problem, writes Attilio Moro.
For Italy, Trump Represents a ‘Populist’ Opportunity
The new Italian government is taking comfort in some of Trump’s positions, especially on migration, trade and Russia, says Andrew Spannaus.
Europe Shows a Polarized Supreme Court is Not Inevitable
The U.S. Supreme Court is riven by political division and the nomination process riddled by partisan battles, unlike Europe’s highest courts, argues David Orentlicher.
Failure of the Left Leaves Italy a Victim of the Market
The failure of the Italian Left has left Italy dominated by the ‘free market’, just as a European Union commissioner said it would, according to Attilio Moro.
Defending the EU Rather Than One’s Own Country
The attempt by the Italian president to install an outsider from the IMF to be prime minister symbolized an end of national sovereignty in Europe, reports Andrew Spannaus.
Italy: The Center Cannot Hold
For a generation, acceptance of the neoliberal doctrine that “there is no alternative” has paralyzed politics in the West. But what is the meaning of politics if there’s no alternative to the resulting Authoritarian Center, asks Diana Johnstone.