Why was the political reaction to the shooting of African migrants in Italy earlier this month so muted? Why are populist parties doing so well in the polls? And has the Democratic Party of Matteo Renzi failed to capitalise on political successes to the extent that it could be locked out of government as of March 5? This week, we debate why populism, violence and Euroscepticism have come to be such dominant themes of the election campaign in Italy.
Produced by Isabelle Romero and Roxane Runel.
Italian MEP, Socialists and Democrats, Partito Democratico
Italian MEP, EFDD group, 5 Star Movement