Matteo Renzi selfie.
After 1992, the transformation of the Italian left was slow and subtle, but by no means less detrimental to the quality of the country’s democratic system.
Silvio Berlusconi’s rise to power, hand in hand with his monopoly of mainstream media, made the Internet the favourite harbour for nonaligned audiences and dissident voices.
cgil manifestazione cgil.
The strengthening of civil society during the last two decades is probably one of the most unpredicted consequences of Berlusconi’s legacy.
This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democracies…
1992 was one of the worst years in Italy’s recent history: mafia’s bombs, corruption scandals and the rise of Berlusconi to power.