On #Brexit Day, reflections on the debate ‘THE FUTURE OF THE EU’, Battle of Ideas

As the UK leaves the European Union on 31 January 2020, it is a good moment to reflect on the informative debate at the Battle of Ideas festival titled ‘The Future of the EU: the return of remain and reform?’.  This was held at the Barbican centre in London on 3 November 2019. This is … Continue reading

‘The strange death of Italian democracy’. After regional elections in Italy, my thoughts published by @spikedonline

Following elections on Sunday 26 January 2020, this article was published on 28 January 2020. It can be read by clicking on the link below: The strange death of Italian democracy The text of the article is also here: The strange death of Italian democracy The loser of the last national election is now the … Continue reading

“The year the EU took over Italy”. My reflections on 2019 published by @spikedonline

This article was published by Spiked-Online on 29 December 2019. It can be read by clicking on the link below: The year the EU took over Italy This is the text of the article: The year the EU took over Italy The economy, immigration and the make-up of the cabinet are all conditional on Brussels’ … Continue reading

“Italy’s undemocratic government.” As the new government faces confidence votes, my article published by @spikedonline.

A new government was sworn in on 5 September and faces confidence votes in both houses of parliament on 9 and 10 September. If these votes uphold the government, a Eurosceptic government will be replaced by a pro-EU government without an election. You can read the article by clicking on the link below: Italy’s undemocratic … Continue reading

In 2018, the EU consistently undermined democracy in Italy. My article reviewing this published by @spikedonline

On 30 December 2018, Spiked-online published my article tracing how EU institutions and officials intervened in Italy from its elections to its economy. It can be read by clicking on the link below; The year the EU went to war with Italy

My article on Italy’s economy and EU interference published by @spikedonline

The EU has undemocratically intervened in Italy over a number of years, as I have documented in many articles for Spiked-online, which published my thoughts on the latest dispute over Italy’s budget on 11 November 2018. This can be read by clicking on the link below: Italy’s fight for independence Here is the text of the … Continue reading

My assessment of the new Italian government and how undemocratic it is, published by @spikedonline

The new Italian government has 8 unelected, technocratic ministers and EU institutions have again played significant roles in the formation of an Italian government. You can read the article, published on 7 June 2018, by clicking on this link below; TREATING ITALY LIKE A EURO-COLONY The text of the article is also below: TREATING ITALY … Continue reading

Sky news live interview with me on Italy, government, new elections and Italy exit from the EU

Sky news live interview with me on Italy, government, new elections and Italy exit from the EU, broadcast on 28 May 2018. Click on the link below to view the footage;      

THE THWARTING OF ITALIAN DEMOCRACY. My article on Italy, its election and towards a new government. Published by Spiked

‘THE THWARTING OF ITALIAN DEMOCRACY.’ How EU officials are overriding Italy’s popular will. My article on Italy, its election and towards a new government on Spiked-online published 24 May 2018 on this link; THE THWARTING OF ITALIAN DEMOCRACY Article text; THE THWARTING OF ITALIAN DEMOCRACY How EU officials are overriding Italy’s popular will. Dominic Standish … Continue reading

Italy’s Constitutional Referendum ‘No’ Vote and Renzi’s Resignation

On Sunday, 4 December 2016, Italians voted in a referendum to reject constitutional reforms supported by previous Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his government. This vote led to the resignation of Renzi and the establishment of a caretaker government with new elections likely in February 2017 after the Constitutional Court examines a new electoral law … Continue reading

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