Thursday June 4, 2020

Italy’s anger with the EU needs to serve as a major wake-up call

With Brexit on the horizon and the Italian people growing disillusioned with Brussels by the day, the time has come for a major rethink of Europe-wide policy

3rd June, 2018

The events in Italy and Spain must be unsettling for ardent Europhiles. Italy, traditionally a rich western European nation and the cradle of much of our civilisation, has been encumbered with an unworkable currency, the euro, which has caused huge misery. A whole generation of young Italians has seen its future blighted by the actions of enthusiastic pro-EU politicians, who were more interested in ingratiating themselves with Brussels and Germany than with looking after the...

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