The Debate

Italy in crisis: Will collapse of coalition stoke populist backlash?

Has Italy's president just saved his country and his continent from chaos and self-destruction or has Sergio Mattarella stoked an anti-establishment backlash by spurning the will of the people? Was the president right to reject the appointment of 83-year-old Paolo Savona, an economist who argued against the creation of the euro? We ask our panel and explore what might come next: A technocratic government? Snap elections? Both?


Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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