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Movimento 5 Stelle.

The United Kingdom's Strange Defeat

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 06.27.2016 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

The result of last Thursday's Brexit referendum marks a victory not of the people but of populism. Not of democracy but of demagogy. It is a victory of the hard right over the moderate right and of the radical over the liberal left.

Will Passion Save Italy?

Laura Kiss | Posted 04.05.2014 | World
Laura Kiss

Listening to the M5S, after 12 months in parliament, the message is clear: if you are honest, commit yourself and work hard, change is possible. They are positive about the future.

A Big Day in Italy

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 06.30.2013 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

Italian politics has become a shadow-boxing contest between the clownish populist Grillo, the maestro of Internet politics, and the clownish television mogul Berlusconi, who still looms large in Italy despite his many legal cases and his appalling personal life.

How a Comedian Changed Italian Politics

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 04.16.2013 | World
Jamie Bartlett

As one of Italy's best-known comedians, Beppe Grillo had often exposed political and business scandals as part of his routines, but in 2005 he published his first post on his blog, which established him as a public figure focusing on political and societal issues.