Thursday, 2 December , 2021

Italy

Italy banking crisis on the wall

In Italy the banking crisis has been written on the wall for some time, the product of the concurrent circumstances of a weak economy (with attendant increase in the banks' NPL [non performing loans]), the imposition by the ECB of ever tighter capital requirements along with near-zero interest rates and untimely adoption of bail-in provisions.

Brexit – a view from Russia

Dugin (D): The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union is an event of colossal importance. The whole architecture of the world is changing, because it is not just one of the European countries, it is one of the poles of European civilization.

The geopolitics of European football

Euro 2016 has just begun. Thousands of fans, despite unprecedented security measures, have already collided in real fights. This alone demonstrates that football for...

West prepares new war in Libya!

By Bill Van Auken Five years after a US-NATO war shattered Libya, Washington is preparing to send troops into the oil-rich North African nation for...

Stefano Fassina on Grexit, Euro and EU

Stefano Fassina was Vice Minister of Economy and Finance of Italy, but he left the government after a disagreement with policies of PM Mateo...

Migrant crisis: Migration to Europe explained in seven charts

From 2015 until now more than 1,300,000 immigrants have tried entering into Europe. Most of them get to Europe from Turkey to the Greek...

For an alliance of national liberation fronts – by Stefano Fassina...

Stefano Fassina, MP and former Deputy Finance Minister of Italy, kindly sent me the following opinion piece. While convinced that the “controlled disintegration of the...