Giorgia Meloni famously became the first woman prime minister last year. Now she has a female opponent as leader of the Democratic party.
A year into the war in Ukraine, a historian reflects on how it has affected the geopolitical environment.
The mafia boss is the last known face of the Cosa Nostra crime syndicate. But his capture represents the end of an era, not the end of the mafia in Sicily.
The so-called New Right is aiming for an ideological renewal of right-wing politics by focusing on cultural identity and the politics of belonging. Here’s why that’s so ominous.
The first people who studied tyranny were the ancient Greeks, an expert says.
For the first time, two populist radical-right partners are teaming up to form a government. So who is the outsider now?
The baby drop box is a revival of centuries-old cultural practices from the Italian Renaissance when reproductive rights were zero.
Italy’s next prime minister promises a lot on the campaign trail but the reality of government will prove a shock.
Italy will have its first woman prime minister. And both Italy and Western Europe will have their first far-right majority government since the fall of Mussolini and the end of the Second World War.
The return of fascist discourse has been several decades in the making and owes a lot to Matteo Salvini.
With the opposition all but giving up, a party with origins in post-war fascism is poised to form a government.
The far-right leader of the Brothers of Italy has tried to distance the party from its fascist lineage, but many are still worried about the direction she will take the country.
Italians will vote soon. A likely victory for the far-right Brothers of Italy could take the country down an uncharted path.