Italy will now have a government of insurgents with little faith in the "European project. A rude awakening Newly minted Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte leads a government of two parties that have no patience with the establishment and could lock horns with Brussels.
They drew support from very different constituencies. Meet the populist players taking power in Italy Earlier this week, President Sergio Mattarella nixed their nomination of a prominent euroskeptic as Finance Minister.
Because politics in Spain -- long dominated by the conservative Popular Party PP and the Socialists -- has splintered. This week the third- and fourth-largest economies in the eurozone -- Italy and Spain -- experienced political earthquakes. Both Six years after stalemate; eventually Mariano Rajoy cobbled together a minority government.
Poland, Hungary, Italy, Greece and Spain. But corruption convictions against senior PP members last week led to a no-confidence motion in Parliament.
Europe is about to get a rude awakening. By contrast, Spain has made huge progress since being on life support six years ago, when its banks were sinking and ratings agencies valued its debt at a notch above junk, on a par with Azerbaijan.
Today the challenges are more complex and diverse -- but they have common roots in a growing popular disenchantment with the political mainstream.
And the cast of characters is different. Spanish voters likely face their third election in three years. In elections on March 4, Italians mutinied and handed victory to two parties that railed against the establishment both in Rome and in Brussels -- the Five Star Movement M5S and the League.
The M5S is unashamedly populist, promising poorer Italians a better deal. Not only is there separatism in Catalonia but two parties, Podemos and Ciudadanos, have emerged to challenge the old duopoly. Read More Italy is the most immediate threat to the European Union.
Podemos has the same sort of populist roots as M5S though its prescriptions are very different ; Ciudadanos rails against endemic corruption. But by the end of the week, the M5S and the League had their way as the President accepted a revised cabinet lineup. And Spaniards are enthusiastically pro-Europe.
Spain had two elections in Its economy is growing at a healthy tick; unemployment is down though still high ; its credit rating is restored. The recipes advanced by M5S and the League combine higher public spending and tax cuts -- a high-risk strategy in a country sitting on a debt pile of 2.Thirty-six years after her disappearance, Kathie Durst's family continues to fight for justice.
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Jun 02, · InEurope's problems centered around toxic banks, overwhelming debt and budget deficits. Now it has the "PHIGS" ofand the challenges are more complex and diverse.Download