When Democracy Fails, Part II

The centre-left’s defeat in the Italian election isn’t its only story.

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In the second part of their conversation about Georgia Meloni’s victory, Basilio Korman and Joel Schalit change their focus to the damage it inflicted on Italy’s far-right.

Meloni both alienated Italian fascists, including members of her own Fratelli d’Italia party, and defeated her main far-right competitor, Matteo Salvini, and his more established Lega party.

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