‘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

“Borders and Divisions. Immigration to Europe.” New book published in Germany including my chapter on Italy and the EU

This book was published in December 2019 in German titled “Grenzen Spaltungen. Immigration nach Europa”. It was edited by Sabine Beppler-Spahl and includes chapters by twelve contributors. It can be ordered on Amazon by clicking on the link below: https://www.amazon.de/Grenzen-Spaltungen-Immigration-nach-Europa/dp/3944610652/ref=sr_1_2?__mk_de_DE=%C3%85M%C3%85%C5%BD%C3%95%C3%91&keywords=Beppler-Spahl+Immigration&qid=1576950868&sr=8-2 Below is an initial English translation of my chapter if you cannot read in German: … 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

‘A daft attempt to shut down Salvini’. Article by me on the EU’s failure to save migrants and why a German NGO ship captain should not be suing Italy’s elected deputy PM. Published by @spikedonline

This is the latest development in the debate about how Italy and the EU treats migrants and the role of NGO sponsored ships. Other articles on how this debate has developed can be viewed on this blog. This article was published on 18 July by Spiked-online and can be seen by clicking on the link … Continue reading

‘The EU’s war on African Migrants’. My article on how the EU and Italy are targetting migrants and their rescuers published by @spikedonline

‘The EU’s war on African Migrants’ was published by Spiked-Online on World Refugee Day, 19 June 2019. This can be read read by clicking on the link below; ‘The EU’s war on African Migrants’ This is the text of the article and I welcome any comments; The EU’s war on African migrants Everyone’s outraged by … Continue reading

‘Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff?’ My article published by @spikedonline

On 12 June 2019, Spiked-online published my article ‘Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff?’, which can be read by clicking on the link below: Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff? This is the text of the article and I welcome any comments: Mini-BOTs: the next EU-Italy standoff? Dominic Standish There are fears Italy’s latest proposal could start … Continue reading

Salvini’s success and the crisis of the EU; article by me published by @spikedonline

Following the election for the EU Parliament in Italy on 26 May 2019, the article in the link below was published by Spiked-online on 30 May 2019; Salvini’s success and the crisis of the EU This is the text of the article and feel free to comment, thanks; Salvini’s success and the crisis of the … Continue reading

Italy and China agreement for Belt and Road rattles the EU. My article on this published by @spiked-online

This deal has important potential for both countries. So why has it been criticised by so many Western leaders? All is revealed if you click on the link below: Why Italy’s potential deal with China terrifies the EU Alternatively, here is the text of the article: Why Italy’s potential deal with China terrifies the EU … Continue reading

London business newspaper City A.M. @CityAM published my contribution to ‘DEBATE: With Italy now in recession, is the nation facing an economic crisis?’

On 1 February 2019, CityA.M. published my comments in its newspaper and on its website about whether Italy is currently facing an economic crisis. These can be read by clicking on the link below and I welcome any comments: DEBATE: With Italy now in recession, is the nation facing an economic crisis?

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