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LA STAMPA interview on the Italian election result (the original answers in English) – 9 MAR 2018

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In this interview LA STAMPA sought my views on the outcome of the Italian elections. My original answers (in English) appear below. The gist? Italy’s election result is yet another example of the political centre’s implosion as a result of the establishment’s perseverance with failed, austerity-based policies, pretending that they were the solution to our continent’s systemic crisis. One thing is clear: A new political force needs to emerge from the debacle; a progressive, radical, Europeanist force. This is what we, at DiEM25 are working towards across Europe and with our Italian partners across Italy – beginning this weekend in Napoli. What is your view of the outcome of the Italian elections? The Italian

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