Matteo Salvini

Italy’s Senate strips Salvini of immunity, in effort to prevent Italexit (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss how Italian senators have moved to strip Matteo Salvini of his parliamentary immunity.
Coming a day after Italy revealed it will need a massive bailout in order to save its crumbling economy, the popular Salvini, who was poised to become Italy’s next Prime Minister, could now face a trial for allegedly detaining migrants at sea last year, when he refused to let an NGO ship carrying scores of migrants dock at the Italian island of Lampedusa.

Italy on the brink of economic collapse & with it goes the EU (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss Italy’s failing, post covid lockdown economy which has revealed that the country has a staggering €39 billion of repayments due in September and €42billion of repayments in November.
Italy now has to either enter ESM austerity, again, or the ECB has to begin a massive money printing cycle to bail out the giant Italian economy.

Let’s Add Salvini’s Return to the Growing List of Europe’s Problems

When Matteo Salvini’s Lega won the state elections in Umbria in late October few, if any, noticed. Lega and the Brothers of Italy and Forza Italia took at whopping 53% of the vote, with Lega taking 37%.
It was this result that should have had everyone in Brussels worried. But since they had just gotten finished patting themselves on the back for maneuvering around Salvini’s attempt to force an election the month before, the news quickly moved to the back burner amongst all of the Brexit drama.