Rome’s first female mayor Virginia Raggi is from an anti-establishment party looking for change
Italy articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Italy. Recent election reforms replaced proportional representation with single-member districts for most of the seats in the Italian Parliament. Also check out our section on World Democracy and our articles on Europe.
A look at a few nations that personify the increasingly troubled European democracy project
It is important for these two key countries to come to an agreement with the EU that would keep the EU together as a whole amidst all the turmoil that the organization has already undergone since the world wars tore the continent apart.
Like local votes elsewhere, the Italian Mafia election system has campaigning and a popular vote
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s Italian constitutional reforms move forward towards decentralization
Senator has proposed over 83 million amendments in Italy in successful attempt to stall reforms
Hacking reveals company offering technology expertise across the world as dictatorship support
Vatican speaks as Pope backs public financing of election campaigns and full transparency of donors
Warning that safety of 2015 free speech advocates is at risk from state and individuals actors
Debt and government overreach are popular subjects in American political culture, but in ancient Rome in 500BC anger at government led to non-violent public protest that reveal insights to epic conflict