Opinion Not to Be Outdone by Trump, Italy Flirts, Dangerously, With Fascism
A Mussolini-style census of Roma people, proposed by Italy’s new hardline interior minister, was met by outrage. But Matteo Salvini's racist, unconstitutional pandering to his base has already paid off - and another red line has been crossed
Back when I was 17, like all male Italians, I had to spend a few days on an army base for various preliminary checkups and tests before being called up for military service. The compulsory draft would be...
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