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Andrea Affaticati
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is a Milan-based journalist writing for Il Foglio magazine and other Italian and German media.

Matteo Renzi has returned quickly to frontline politics in Italy.


Italy is heading to the polls to vote on constitutional reform on December 4 – and the EU will be watching closely if yet another member descends into political chaos.


The Italian government has put together a contingency plan to address a possible new wave of refugees coming from the South.


Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has long advocated a dramatic break from the country’s political past. Such straightforwardness, however, does not suit most politicians – especially the cerchiobottisti, who make much ado but do not do much.